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 s**  J   1  *   -uNINTH.YEAR. .���������  '  U(>     '���������-     '1  Y   1 * CUMBERLAND,- ������''_$* ���������������.'',: WEDNESDAY, .SEPTEMBER >5j 1901.,  <./-'-    o  P'Ouf Sale^has" been a'decided Success-.^ ffl  ���������JyT'VV;'1 ���������"< ' ''It'iS'StiU'OTiVaFid'Y*. ' '- '*''��������� ' '(y ������������"  f^Y;    >tY,M,   .      'f      ,     ,     -^i'<i,Y- '       . "    '      ',,,J   ','i     '<W}  Ve-I'RE'?MEWS-  '       ,* '!     -'*'"       ,<r       ' -.rl* -      *~     Y ' '  ' I   Victoria. Sept! '18���������Positive' as-  , - ���������   1      ,     L* ���������        . ftijJ.^jLJ    ,f, ?      .       .'J'   .   'A'  .surance > has -been ,received   from  Ottawa that-tfcu-t, duchess lw,ill-s8C-  '.. >*  !-"/' --->- ���������-?'��������� ���������'Are,sfill tqbe.had. ..   ; ?',','' 1  ^ On ^Satflfdiiyf;heiit';.t&p'2-isf inSt-.V^we will,.'W  /()Jpn^^tneJfollowing specials lines: ...   .    -^1|  bcomgany the d uke;to Viclbria'.    ").  . ������������������'-Uvelstbke/Septf 18-^-F.' G:  Fa-  <quier. government, agenVwas r4tried''  here today, undei-the speedy' trials'  <Act,''for misappropriation of "monies'1  /received by him, Vnd'pieaded'guilty  >> j       -   f:'    -/,n; v /; -. >. ?,'.'&y  and was. sentenced to two7year8,i_i������  ���������"' '    ** , '   >" ' 1  s prison men t.���������Herald'.   ;,./* .       ,.  /' ^Westminster, Sept". 18 -The-hot-  * ' . *",      *" j.  Ty contested election between Hbri.'  J.C. Brown and MrYThos.^Gifford.  *"   .  -   ii, ��������� . - ���������, -'-<< *; -��������� j-r,   ! ;.   ~  r.i-i'".>  -ended tonight in the return of the'  opposition candidatejby a"majority  ,, ' i \ .'      ": m~   . ,������ ��������� :-ft' '   > , Y r  for,the loss of,so grand a ^man.to so  grwat a nation, a man who waa 'so  > ������������������- i      . ���������"���������    - ' <��������� .; --.,    ,.j;.. ,  good a friend to Great Britain."  ,' r .          u    .  ��������� O '  New ** Seam Uncovered *N"earr Lady-  h ���������*"*    -    ���������������  ,^Y smith*by Wellington Colliery, ���������'  . fi -fr.Yj \; ., Company.-  ^Nanaimo,"Sept. ' 12-^(Special)^  .Inspector of Mines Morga'n< say's the  'Wellington Collieryppmpan'y have  discovered a new seam of c'al one  i < ;       ��������� l v - <������������������> , ���������   ,   < -"*- "-   ���������  mile, and a, half , north if of; 4 Lady-j  smith" near ' the 'l creek. J   An   out-  -..'���������-'' ,/-,   1 f t-  ��������� t"P, 'r       .,'-1 t   ; "   ,   jf-  crop on the tsurface- .was, ins-pec ted  by Messrs Settle and"Bryden,;ahdta.  seaiu six feet and a half 1 wide/ 4wa������.  f   + ������"������.  uncovered.,.  r   . n ,   ������,  i    J    ,i '   'I    '     4< >  -M" Vi_"l������ ,/ ''/'   .h'-f'<  *     >    ���������- r  J**''"'.. 'P^^^FOR PARTICULARS*SEE 'HANDBILLS  L^f ������f.-j?  ; '0.*s' ' r .f     ; > ..>rt...,- T*T"{f    ".   *��������� -. "   ' " f   Y' >} - ri'V ^ ^ *?14*VOT^  _ ���������'I l^tie^ x JD'JL^jr// } 0,r_.'' f/Cl/U .-'.". .' ,'gcnrc,-; rj'-. M*i  Y.  ���������' *>< v-i ./ ^;j; kt.r s   -;.>;._>   -"vr. f,r'   i,^,'..'._   ���������J   x, ���������. > , \*   ���������''*', '%/?]  l,l,*59P*-\---i 'l'j^r ! -'-jo   , - ��������� ������r>J- v" 'r ,r>c -> .v.     ,   ji *-> ~ 'f"' ftj "-* ^ '"',-*'  f-illL    . ..     -        f-.    _ _ .   -1 _3   J.,,*',l.  ������ i ..'.?���������-.**������ .j-   : V-,  1 '. ������������������ 1   ,>' ft.      f>.  ^ '    \ -1 -   \r, \  <? *-{,������,-;������ n-^-j-t *"--,s'fr-[W  Ur    -     *- -<*  t ���������.-_���������>''&���������'  7 *r^'^T^"'iltT15u;e,;riT?j^.--.ri.'-' 'j'  : 2^-1,5 -sirt-r "s  i;V>i(-r'-'  ' "''f-' J:-- (���������*> 4������i*'������v-  _:^i_sa__t_________4.i g&iaS?^^,  **���������>"������������������',*7.  'ij '}<} ,**rr^\ "V,?  J,.,*" e---  *f 'f  \J5:.  ->-r/r������!->!A   .a .r+.   ...   .   *   .'���������*������??_-"  -���������> -1  , of'52 rf over/his1 oppoj/eht.'    Both'  1 j Y;   ,>������������������'./!,��������� ',*���������'(���������> ^-^���������'���������./���������r  sides, had worked   well "for CtEeir'  t'F~ lv* '  -v /-*-;���������;  rmen, and aliliough4tr*-the - past '.few,  ���������davs-it looked a������* if-the government *  '"Candidate wdiild' be'-'r_turned,"/,"torv  rday-the outlook*e_rly"rjn> the'"fow^  ' hooh begah' to look "black   for" ��������� Mr"  ,-Biown, and asvthe,ti_ierworeioar1.it.r;  wks. generally scohceded< that, 'Mr.  t p,f^> -^���������.-������������������^ -f> "c "/'���������'/;     "-1     s'  Gifford would head tHe poll.'*   J[:^  i      ���������-���������<,--   '���������j*--'   ,'*"���������������������������'? > *-*4 tJ-'-r^.^  \-STfafe.resulttof the-election wa^^WB'  follow^:,/ . .i t r . , M"-/- ,t "rrt-  Gifford ?? .^!? .**..'' rt'.,. '. ."V. .C .'I'SOS  Brown   ../.....'.."...'.*.. i... /;"5_1  THINGS WOETHREMEM-  Maj^rityTlQr:IQiffoid.; ?^52  >^BuffAliVseYr.:ii44eon^YC^  gosz.tthe assassin of^ President ������Mc-  .'.^UiVem j O'M.Y-s*.  A- j'J^Jf J.S" ���������S)'     t *������������������' ���������?"*���������'  +        j t        J  SJ / .     .'   .*   r.ft.iH,   -    ���������.       -n     ^   '     ���������    . -, r       *���������*,*''���������*��������� " '.   ** - "- J ,"������������������ -IS"1 J  *        1 mi 11   1  1 i-t" 1 i"t**���������1    1" h      ir^ J^v .1 hj n "s*- "*" ������������������������ >\,j '  t   ->- * * / ������-r re)-''  J/ '  )    1X1   ���������.������.    vn  (7*3.  *  B 9 f   ~,\  WHEN YOU WANT  S' 8_?  -o.   1  '1 ���������  I  1  J   Furniture, Carpets,-#ELih-  -'<''. "   - - .        . Cr'7   ^*} <  oleums, WailpapeTr,  Or Anything in the       * 1   v  ������������������ V   -  It will^PAY YOU tv> Correspond with   us.     AVe  Manufacture or Imp irt in* Car Lots aud   carry  the   Biggest  '      Assortment in the West '  ,- OUR ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE ON REQUEST *J  ' indtctirrent-of murderioiri nfche*r^first.f  Ivli.ltiV; iihfie7 Temple of /Masic*' at!  Yl-e' Pan-American', exposition^ on  --   ;,w  .^   j. f(>, j'l..^   .-^  j_    a* jr  -1 '*-r, t;~* '   ���������������  Septemljeri-8. r/ - Again .the stubborn^  ^. .   .*- .'.    i-.   .1 */j--_ f^u'f^:  vL.ri������on������ r refust-dito plead,- orj-,even-  ,utter a word, or .sound, and. hisr  cbunserMown'L.iLewis, entered *va'  plea"cof_*rrot'guiityU--*��������������������������� ' -,x \' ' '  > The accusediwill be tried in " the  Supreme court next Monday inorn-  grouse and?her .brood- ^before   the  reason'opened: deserves" theJ������arm?,  f/. ���������*   '���������* /* '''��������� ���������.: v; .".n *,*u-' :.t Y.r*. Y^ i,>-tj.  .est corner in the, next,worlds ^/i-"~^  . I.',*^hat/all' jmblig _ffi^ilii#p*iid  [servants of ihe^peoplft^|^i-ttref������ac?i>  p^cVed^^do^tHeir-^dut^ without  Jea'rbr favor:^A^Y..Y^Y'i 1 v^,*-  ^'���������tan" V������J* i^v *':. 1>MJ i������V..j,������ ������t.i-  iA.iirhat,there4������ thcgre*|_������t danger  ? wheh'we'Vh'ink* oursel ves^safeat.1-*" ������������������*  ti-' ' 'li, -4rt  <iU.,*rjl-i,Mrj- ,*������'i_r h',iji  ^.Thal ijthejiper^on^-jhasl/no ',cqn-^  -science who wilbgomtoa store and  I ask the obliging clerkito take,down-  CUHBEBLAND FOOTBALL CLTJB.  The Cumberland Football Club  held their first1 general/meeting, of  the season in the  Waverley '��������� hotel  ��������������� ^ ������ 4       r  on Wednesday night * last.-4 There  %as' & "good attehdahce/'*Richard  ���������Pearson   taking  the /chair.? "* The  nieeting opened with astatement of  '-* *- ���������        ��������� f ? , '.?   \.V ' * vjl     ''l *T +  "theclub'8  present standing which  f"*    ^������������������i'"'    '*.'''���������      f ., - t'Vv'     ,"'1  yery'satisfactory 1 .Then followed-'a l  lively, discussion on the; name, the  club was to be called/. It was-.de-  cidtd to -call it   The   Cumberland  'Athletic Football-Club, the costume,  to, be,������whit9 pantst1,rred.: and' white  i "      j A lj-        '* ' -     '--. *     ������������������*' -      *-u  .sweaters, horizontal> stripes. , The a  ���������vA.' ;   u '       '*���������*"-,     r   ',!' .     -  ' ' '    "*''  following officers ^were next elected:   ��������� >  i������*> 1  1"  if ',j"i  Y^ J>       .     .  y     ~    ' 2  tt T  .  r       .   .*  '}"jji.i   ^���������T'".  half a dozenbales ofgoods   for^iri-1  * spectio'ii'*raui'd^then''ask "for -6������' cents ?  worth of,crockery,buttons. -'   _-���������. ; f  That ftheipoorvprlntef "*fefhseVHo"1  ; take'more'>than.;aeye������ty-n.ve>3:8ubr  1 scrjh'tibfiff*^in ��������� salt ?rpbrk^ a1ifd;,^pro- j  iLI*"*'MXfI"-'*������--i-i,-'iJ  i.-?'Y' ^?^ **������ Til 5   5i,'if>t  ythe membership fdes be.fiftycents a  ? monthi w With^eneral 'satisfaction' * ><+ \ Y/\'} >������ '^v  and* vi-sion ��������� of ."fche cup." the meei-; '. - r^ ?\ T\ %  ^ngtww-ated^WitE i^Uk^^[ vi-/$  for the Ctimbbrland-Athietic ir<ibi-' ^-;>:;';": f]k,  ^balliGlub.^Sport.? ��������� ,, -- vr ������r' y'^;   /.^  t - -   l*  1   *tJ,  ^r  ']   The annual hmrrett   tbanksgiv-  ing' service wm celebrated at Trini  ''Vi.'.'iw    V^'f'n''     J1''   '"V^-i^.i^^*"*'  'I   -     <iv*'|   Yzhai narveet; vnanKsgr. .  -       "     - - -      '  -- /V^  usual Yharvest; ;hyn_ns:"   During .  ���������.  lmoruihgf"seryice athe{'induction-Eof "'-v,<j r������ S1'^'  "i*5i'*i,'ii*J-', ^.'Inj 1 ���������%%������������������!> ft?n a xtfefrlmh''^  */   ' '  * ?*'eV������  i ,j-% .*   -^ ,--s-t'������-"   ef , .,v  7^ ,f<   ,/,������- I -flowers*.'autumn leaves': aiid'*"-'fruit,' u  ing.  WEILEK  BROS.,  5) '   COMPLETE  FURNISHERS. VICTORIA, B.C     -  __@3_-_>*5?j_??: 5S?s^g^sg^������S?^gg_^^Sggggg3ggsg������ggg������j  Chicago, Sept. 17���������Emma  Gold-  '        ��������� ���������- -��������� . * *  man'today received two   unsigned  'letters;,'tlijt,*'w,riters of which threaten  to take her life  at the firpt oppoi-  tunity.    One of them   which nwas  postmarked   Washington, - D.    C,  says:     ''If   ever   you  "are   a   free  jVeportS'of.'fthe^day'sdoings and sthe  coming jr\winter's /entertainmentt,  patrudze The Cumbekland.Nkw* I  -,fA. Yiov*.������ ;������,j������- v *���������" tf-���������>,- / 1 j - -  lor your jol) work*; - _,.' 1, v, ^������ v.,.^- j  5"'1That1"tneIJmaii who does not' he'siJ ���������  tateto tell you^the .truth, to - your :  face is the one .to.be .trusted frr? pri- ���������  vatea8 well" as* public'affairs.4", - l }  :������������������ That Dave Richards will- shave  shampoo and cut your hair respect  a'blv,,* -.-} ,       ���������      ��������� -   ' ,      '- , -     <  >autitiHly,dec<^ t,  ,:.  7Afi,^l  "��������� Mr Hy. Campbell received - newt  of a sad accident which befell hit  brother at- Abbotsfufd two Jweekir  ago.    He^with.hjs  brother  Hugh,  was engaged in scaling a- tree   foi  woman a Lullet   shall   strike, you I bark using a-small charge of  'po*  ,TJ_3D3.U3T^S  |j  Mens Youths and Children's Rubbers  Waterproof Coats, Pea Jackets and Sweaters;  Hats and Caps, Ladies Jackets.  Our/Stpck.of Groceries,C.annpt be Beat  ���������"Gory-is xrs -A. o_^_____z_:  ju������t where it struck  the President.  Your devilish tongue  shall   incite  * - ���������-���������  ho more the murder  of   good   and  honorable men."  Miss Goldman said of the letters:  "Thev may do it, you can't tell."  She affected "a laugh, but anxiety  and a tinge of fear were plains-  visible in it.  Chicago, Sept. 18���������Emma Goldman was arraigned today apd her  bail fixed at $20,000.  Fredensburg, Denmark, Sept. 17  ���������King Edward,   King   Christian,  Queen Alexandra and the Empress  Dowager of Russia,- surrounded   by  the princes and piincesses and their  families, today personally  expressed in special audiences   granted   to  the American minister.   Mr   Swen-  son, their deep  sympathy and   indignation at the death of, Mr   McKinley.     King  Edward's   closing  words to Mr Swenson were  the following:  "Convey my heartfelt sympathy  der, the unfortunate' victim 'wat  standingififty or sixty feet from trie j  tree, when the force ejected-a" piece  of rock whioh flew and' struck him  in the eye destroying it complete]}  and smashing his nose, while the  other brother who remained cljsi  to the tree was uninjured? Mr  Campbell was immediately brought  to New Westminster for medical assistance. At last accounts the injured eye was removed, and the  doctors thought there would be a  chance of saving the other. Mr  Campbell's father arrived home  just two days after the accident,  having been visiting his  daughtei,  Mrs J. B. McLean of Cumberland.  >   p-O  The U.A.O.D. No. S, of Cumberland, on Monday evening last gave  a supper in honor? of a departing  member, Bro?.-J^Crosetti, D.D.P.N.  A..- who "shortlyleases .on a visit-to  Italy. S peeches were m ad e a n d  toasts drank to Mr? Crofcetti. who  responded feelingly.  . aud ,the artistic work reflects* great; c  "��������� *~       1 Ji " r i- ���������*  credit on the ladies of' the-^congVeJ   .-  ga tion who undertook'the task. The c\  members of the   congregation'ftel  greatly indebted to . Mrs 1 Little r,f: r  '  "       -  *"     ' '     '-     - '>"./("���������  "i'j$    -<  lie quantities .of   vegetables, j**Ld  beautiful flowerrs given them by her  ���������>    >   J * <        -. -  o aid in- the work.    ;.-;,, --.  > -   -   * ��������� * ��������� ' i * "���������     ,  After the service the Ven: Arch-  deacon Scnven announced that -the  ladies of the Guild would hold a fe-  v.eption at tbe residence of Mr and  krs Collis this evening at 8. o'clock  to wjiich all 'friends and members -  of the church were invited. , .   _ Ik  On Fridav evening last the choir  informally presented the Ven.Arch- ,  deacon with a parting gif t���������a dressing case,���������as a small token of the  gratitude which they feel towards  nim for his patience and 'kindness  t) them when acting as choir master during the past four months.  The Archdeacon has made himself  deservedly popular*.luring his stay  in Cumberland, and wil 1 he greatly  mibsed. He took a kee uterest in  church and Sui.day Sch*ol work  and was without doubt me right  man in the right place.  V 'ft  I'm  A lively fracas took place down  camp Sunday night. Turner, a  coloured man, drew a gun on Jefferson, another colored man. Jefferson took the gun away and gave  the aggressor a sound thrashing.  After he had released him, Turner  threw a lamp, which struck Jeffer-.  son above the eyet. **-,nd badly cut  him. Jefferson the* repeated the  dose of pummelling. Judge Abrams, oh Monday, fined Turner $10  arid costs.  KBho9  IMrWIWiiMW \
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I broider my life into the frame;
t broider with dreams my tapestryj '
Here in a httle lonely room
I am master of earth and sea, ��� ''
And the planets come to me.
I broider my life into the frame;
I broider my love thread upon thread.
' The world goes by, with its glory and sharae;
Crowns are bartered, and blood is shed;
I sit and broider by dreams instead.
And the only -world is the -world of my dream*,
And-my weaving the only happiness, ,
For what is the world but what it seems.
And who knows but that God, beyond our guea,
Sits weaving words out of loneliness?
''      ���Arthur Symons in Saturday "Review.
None But
*   The Br&wve;1
X ' Or, The "Way a Coward Lover
"Won His Sweetheart.
Copyright. 1901, by Princo T. "Woods,
,  "Don't say that, 'Mary! , You know I
love you, and'*���
"Now, Tom Dalton, stop right where
you are.   I've told you often enough
that I 'like you.    You have been my
(   friend and playmate ever since I was
a (little girl/and I shall always like
'    you as a friend.   No, sir;J,won't listen
to  any  lovemaking.    I  won't .marry
-,. you, sir, and that's the end on't ^. I
���   ' will marry no one but .a' brave .man,
'and I don't love anybody, and"���*-:  *���  ;
*"   ."But, Mary, surely I"��� v
*    ' "There you go again, sir.   If you ever
^mention love .to me again, J-.will-never
'    speak to you, as sure as my name is
* Mary?Hart"'    '*-*���;_'*J" *    ''' "'* e *<"
,   j -"Ofr- If -you put it that ,wayv I'll .really
,have to retire, for I'couldn't survive
the punishment.'  How'do you I-know
I'm not the brave man^',
-���.', "And I've known you'all these years,
^ and���but'" I won't have it brought up
again, and .there's an end on't, sir.",
,   "Well, well!-   'If a. woman will, she,
���will,' and if she won't she won't, and
.there's.the end .on't,' " quoted Tom gay-
ly.    "Every dog has. his day,  Mary.
-���What do you say*,to a sail down the
, bay ?.,, Let's, haye, that mother of yours
and take a, run down to Elm Island for
"���dinner at Cobb's-farm and a bath at
.the short beach. , It's a fine. morning
for a sail, and I'll be bound I'll learn
- to swim this time."    -"*'    ���.'"T .    '
f "Tom  Dalton,  if"1 there .ever was���
' well, I know there wasn't. And I really
'.began to think you were'serious, sir.,
,   But mother never would venture out?
In"' that  crazy   knockabout  of  yours.
-- **- Wouldn't it be jolly?   I'd love to go.V    '
,   "It is all right about the knockabout.
She is high and dry for a new coat of
- , copper' paint.,_, Captain Doyle has his
new schooiier Willie and told me this-
morning he should run down'to Elm-^
come flood  tide.    What do  you say,
Mary?   And���you know I was in'ear-'
nest and"��� ....
"Say, I'm oil to mamma at once.";
' And before he could declare what he.
������ was in earnest about she was runningf
, awiftly up the pier, shouting back to"
* him, "You naughty boy", I'll bet you a?
_-box of chocolates I am first at the*
house, sir."
Mary Hart was the only daughter of,
the widow of Colonel Hart of-the.Indian service.
The colonel had been both soldier and
business man, and when he had been
killed in a jungle fight, soon after
Mary's birth, he had left his widow a
comfortable income.
She had come to America and settled
In one of the quiet New England sea-;
shore villages in a cozy cottage adjoin-1
ing the estate of Mrs. Dalton, who was
, an old school friend. The young people had grown up together and had
been friends since childhood.
Tom Dalton, a happy go lucky young
man, had inherited an independent in-'
come from his father and now, having
passed his finals at the law school, was
about to practice his profession in Boston. He loved Mary Hart with all his
heart, but in spite of himself he could
not be serious about his lovemaking,
though bound to win her.
And the little minx herself threw difficulties enough in the way by bringing
him sharply to account whenever ho attempted to broach the subject She
didn't propose to love or be loved, and
if she ever could bo so foolish it must
be a brave man.
"None but the brave deserve the fair,
. and you aren't brave. You know you
are not, sir."
Flood tide found them skimming.
down the bay on the natty little schoon-
er.Willie In a spanking breeze, jumping
at the sea like a mettlesome horse?
while Captain Doyle stood at the wheel
extolling her virtues to Mrs. Hart. The
young people were camped comfortably
on the deck at the windward side of
the mainmast.
?'-.'���'���Great, isn't it?" said Tom. ' "Now
what would you say to a lobster chow
der for dinner?"
it, Captain Doyle?"
"Fact, sure," said the ���kipper. "Me
an Mr. Dalton had a bit of a run down
to Elm last Tuesday. Tight ��� bit of
weather coming home, too."
"Thomas Dalton, do you mean that
you were down here in. last Tuesday's
gale and never.told? And you let us
think you had been detained in Boston on business." *
"Got it straight from Doyle," quoth
Tom.' , "". -.
The Cobbs were on the beach to welcome thpuii Master'Harry had hauled
his pot" *>'i-*it ��T>nr*nin_ nnd thpve wnnM
be lobster chowder for dinner art 2
o'clock. Would they try a dip at the
short beach by the' runway between
Elm and Elm, Jr.? They would���that
is, the young people' would, and Mrs.
Hart would watch the sport,from the
' Once in tbe water, Mary's spirits
seemed bubbling over and she wan
soon daring Dalton to try a race to a'
dory moored a short distance from the
beach. He seemed reluctant at first,
and was sure it was too near the current of the runway, but to take a dare
from Mary and have her taunt him
with a lack of courage- "was too much
for "a young man of his temperament.
She  was wading toward  the boat, -
and when but a few strokes from it,
called   back   laughingly:    "Will   you
swim .for it, .Tom?   If you  reach  it
first, I'll be your'prize, sir."
- He was striking out after her as soon
���; as>the words had left her lips.
''''She had-nearly reached the dory and,
confident of winning the.race, put her
hand up to catch' the gunwale, missed
it andf suddenly, discovered sho was out
of depth and in,the runway current.
"TomT'r she'-.cried/ and then all ,Tom
saw was a.,p'air?6f frightened upturned
eyes an _'a'terror stricken'face as she
eweptaunder the surface.-j,',u < ���-,.��� ,*,o��
, A fine predicament, for a lover who
was ""hot a-brave man and who had
barely learned to swim!> .Drawing a
deep breath, blind to all danger and
with no thought butrto save her'or die
with. her,;,Tom struck out into the current and under the surface.
'' His heart thumped wildly as he felt
a mass of that sun gold hair come into
his grasp, and in a" moment more' they
rose to the surface. Through his salt
dimmed eyes Tom saw a bit, of rope
and grasped it. They had come up under the stern of the dory, which had
swunglnto the current with them, and
he was now firmly-gripping a bit of
painter which hung over the stern. , ,
1 In a few minutes more he had lifted
her over'the side, clambered In,after
andi( was chafing her hands briskly.
Mrs. Hart'* cries from the beach had
brought the1 Cobbs to the scene, and
Master Harry was running a dory down
the beach' to the rescue. ' ' *
- It had all happened In a very few
minutes. Mary opened her eyes, smiled
and said, "You needn't rub all the skin
off my hands, sir."
"Thank God!   She Is all right," said
Tom fervently.
"Tomi  dear,  you reached the dory
first   Kiss me, sir!   You won!"
And then Master Harry's boat grated
You' Can Find Out a' Man's' "Kational-
.     r   ity if Yon Go at It Rieht."
With a little bunch of whiskers on his
chin and a broken clay pipe in his mouth
a little fat man went into a saloon on the
corner of Grand street and the Bowery
where a'crowd of east side statesmen^ had
gathered to swap stories and have a smile.
The crowd got into an argument as to the
nationality of the newcomer. >
' "He's a Dutchman," remarked a pky-
sician who was in the party.
"No, he ain't," said"an ex-assemblyman.
"I'll bet drinks he's a Frenchman."
,   "Bet he's Irish," said the congressman.
"I'll bet the drinks he's German and
prove it," said the doctor. .
Then, going over to the little fat man,
who had just ordered a glass of beer, the
physician said:
"My good man, I have niet you before
Some place." j '
"Well, it wasn't in church,'.' was the answer, "for'you don't look like an honest
"Was it in jail?"
"And how did you get thero?"
"I wasn't there,".'saTu* the'doctor, "but
I just made a bet that you were a man of
education.    Have yon ever road the Bible?"
���   "No."'   ' Y' '
"Do you know anything, about Dickens'
works?"   '"'
"Mebbe I was the foreman there.!'    *7
/'I'm not talking about an iron foundry."    -    , *- J '   ������    ,
"You've got enough' talk for a gas-
house.": ..,.-.
"I can get you a good job in tae $as-
house," remarked tho doctor.   ', ""    '
"What doing?;; , <r
"Weaving out'smoke."   -, . '
"' "And will you shovel it Jn ?"  ,
; "No," sahLthe doctor, "but yon wea tc
be a smart man.    Have .you ever read
Shakespeare?" ,       .
. "No." : ': ; l;t V    '      " ���
>   "Have, you ever read Byron,- Thackeray,
or Goldsmith?" " '      '  ' "
/.."No."-, /.  *    ��;- '--v.. ri,.,../
��� "Have you ever read Browning, Chaucer or any of 'the "poets?" ���"'"        . r '   "
��� "No.".-   '-'.,,. -      '      , "
"Well, what have you read?".    '*"'   '" "'
,   "I have red hair, sir." ;.< * ' ,4  ,,, .
"But what do "you know?""
"I know enough to mindmeown,business, and that's more than you know," re-
���plied thelittle man, and when the crowd
laughed the doctor blushed and said:
"The .drinks are on me; he's Irish."
TRUE TO  LIFE.      '
Tlie Photographer Was Given !fo Stay
In tlie Matter, and . When the
Proofs , Came Home There . Was
Trouble In the Jobion Household.
British Barristers* Wles. '
The wigs worn in English courts were
formerly made of human hair, and it
is on record that the white hair1 of a
woman who lived to be 106 years old
was sold for that purpose for ��50. In
1827 the old form of powdered wig���
which was somewhat of a nuisance because the powder came off and the hair
frequently required recurling���was superseded by the horsehair wig.
Only about 100 of these legal ornaments are made annually. A good article will last for a quarter of a century, and, moreover, barristers do not
altogether appreciate new wigs, as they
suggest that the wearer is new to the
business and consequently has not had
much experience.
The cost varies from 1 to 12 guineas.
The former price purchases an ordinary article, while the latter is the sum
paid for what is known as a "full bottomed" wig, which is usually worn by
the leading barristers on the occasion
of a great trial. It is also the kind
which adorns the head of the speaker
of the house of commons.
Most of the horsehair is imported,
but tho home product is the best and Is
that used in the costliest wigs.���London Standard.
"Tom, you villain! Yoti have been
plotting this spree with Cobb. You
know I dote on lobster chowder."
"Down there last week. Told 'em
we'd be down. Tried to got mother to
come, but; she wouldn't step her foot
'-il anything smaller than a liner."
, "And you never told? I can hardly
believe it. I never know when to be-
lieye you, sir."
"Fact!   Sure enough this time, isn't
l'liotosraiiliniK   Ciohcu   Pnge*.
Library rules ordinarily forbid the removal of.valuable books and engravings
from the premises, so that there is trouble in obtaining photographic copies of
pictures or plates, the introduction of artificial light or even of a camera being
commonly prohibited., A method of getting over this 'difficulty which has been
tried recently with success is to..���coat? a
piece of cardboard with a phosphorescent
substance' and, after sufficient exposure
to the sun, place it fit .the back of the
picture to.be reproduced. ��� Then (supposing that the picture is in a book) a dry
plate is put against the face of it, and
the volume is closed. This can be managed very easily by manipulating the dry
plate under a cloth that covers the book.
Tho dry plate is allowed to remain from
IS to 60 minutes, according to the nature and thickness of the paper. Then it
is withdrawn, under the cloth as'before,
and put into a'dark box'for subsequent
development. It is stated by the inventor of this process that if films are used
instead of dry plates a las-ge number of
copies of different engravings in the same
book may be made at the same time.���
Saturday Evening Post.
Its Quaint. Stagre Arrangements and
.the Sociable Audience.      '"'
\ As a rule; the only things that-fascinate ,the tourist in a Japanese play are
the quaintness of the- stage arrangements and. the weird uninlelligibility of
the acting..The stage is enormous, and the
actors reach.it by walking through the
audience on two' platforms extending
from the back-of ,the auditorium to the
footlights, properties are removed during the performance by attendants':in
black cloaks, who are supposed to he in-
' visible. u
As a rule, two long plays are presented
consecutively, with a tableau between,
and the performances begin at 10 in the
morning. You leave your shoes at one of
the many teahouses around tho theater
and enter your box to find it supplied
with a tobacco box, tea and'cakes, with
luncheon to come. The voices on the
stage at once strike you-as hard and artificial and either too, shrill or too gruff.
But the reason is plain. "The traditional
samisen, a three stringed guitar, follows
the performer like a curse from start to
finish. Unless he pitched his voice above
or below its notes he could not bo heard."a
There is no doubt of tho effect on the'
audience. Especially do tho wonderful
facial expressions of the' actors work upon the women. " A rush to the "tear-
room" during a pathetic passage-is quite
common. There the'susceptible playgoer
may weep her heart out in comfort.
As men and women are not allowed to
appear on .the same stage the female
parts are taken by men. On the other
hand, at some theaters where "the performers-are all women you may see male
parts sustained by actresses. - This is
only one among the many conventions
and restrictions which hamper the drama
in Japan. Another is the extraordinary
ascendency of the actor over the author.
A successful actor is the darling of the
people. Purses are thrown at his feet
as he walks toward the stage, and love
letters are sent to his dressing room, for
"the Japanese matinee girl is very susceptible." He may make ��3,000 in four
weeks. The author is only ono member
of a kind of committee which devises the
play, and his remuneration is trumpery.���
London Academy.
Gray nnd  Grey.
An investigator declares that "in Great
Britain the form 'grey* is the .more frequent in use, notwithstanding the authority of Johnson and later English lexicographers, who have all given the preference to "gray." In answer to questions as
to th'-'r practice the printers of The
Times stated that they always used the
form 'gray;' Messrs. Spottiswoode and
Messrs. Clowes always .used-.*grey;' other
eminent printing firms had no'fixed rule.
Many correspondents said that they had
used the two forms with a difference of
meaning or application, the distinction
most generally recognized being that
'grey' denotes a more delicate or a lighter tint than 'gray.' Others considered the
difference to be that 'gray' is a 'warmer'
color or that it has a mixture of red and
brown. There seems- to be nearly absolute unanimity as to the spelling of 'the
Scots Greys,' 'a pair of greys.'"
Klddln-? Ridley.
Kidley���What a fellow Sharpe is to
wander- away from the subject.
Manning���As for example?
Kidley���I? was saying to him that.it
was an awful thing for the cannibals to
eat of their own kind, and he said, "Don't
you eat sardines?" Nothing to do with
what we were talking about, you see. I
haven't yet got over puzzling over what
he was driving at.���Boston T^usfirint.
"This would be a good occasion for us
to havo some pictures made,", said Mr.
Jobson while down town with Mrs. Job-
son the other day. "It's been about eight
years since I was photographed, even if
you have had that operation performed
three or four times a year, and I don't
suppose I ever would face < a camera*
again if I had to make a separate expe-r
dition to a photograph ^gallery. What
kind will we have taken?"   .   ���
"Well, really," replied Mrs. Jobson in
a mildly demurring tone. "You know I
dressed so hurriedly �� and in such < old
things this morning on account of the
weather that I'd so much rather wait
until some other time, so that"���
"So .that you can prink and primp
yourself to look about 19, years of age, 1
suppose,"- snapped Mr. Jobson. "So that
you can get pictures taken that'll give
your'relatives out in the'far west the idea
that you're getting" two years younger every year and that at the present time you
look like a,young woman just out of Vas-
snr and about 42 years'younger than your
husband, eh? Is that your idea? Is
that"��� . ,   '     .
' "Not at-all." said Mrs. Jobson, "but it's
natural for a wonVan to like to look her
best when she's photographed, and"���"'
"Yes, but it's not natural for a woman
to,like to look natural when she's photographed," cut in Mr. Jobson.' "I suppose,
Mrs. Jobson, that there, are several hundred, photographs of you.' kicking���around,
the house, and not one of 'emi looks any
more like yon than I look like the Apollo
B.elvidere. They all look like fancy'pictures of actresses ;,who've "spent'.'several
hours in making up their eyebrows andin
dusting off- their' countenances with flour'
ai'd"in"Scattering red lead over .their features.     N     ^ i',^   .   "j;,   ,, /      ?',   Y   ,   '   ''     <     lr
""I, want to be? pictured' just" as^I> nm��
without one/plea,- and'I' don't, want 'the
man that springs the camera on me to try
to bamboozle me into the idea that 1 look-
like* a* leading man ' in a society show.
We'll just sit for some photographs now,
Mrs.* Jobson, and I'll be willing,to���bet big
money that the pictures'll be the, most
natural we ever had taken, because we
haven't.lain awake nights trying to think'
out schemes for beautifying,ourselves andj
dec(?rating.ourselves to appear,as"we'are
not."    .i        , ���-*/���, ,
- Mrs. Jobson had j to agree, of course,
and, Mr. Jobson gave'her no'chance-to do
any surreptitious "making up."
��� "Now, sir," said he to the, photographer,
when' they   a'scended   to, the   operating
croom,;"lette  have no  foolishness  about*
this.   ,\*"7e're,plain" folks, and. we want to
be taken, just as we look  in  real  life,'-
without any idiotic ornamentation," .etc.,
In short, he?addressed .the operator just],
iu the mannerthat operators particularly
dislike on the part of sitters. .. /
Mrs. Jobson had the'first sitting, and
the operator took a lot of pains with her.
He gently applied the. powder puff to her
grayish hair so that the high light' would
bring it out in a sort of"Rembrandt effect,
and he also used a make up pencil upon
her eyebrows, Mr. "Jobson meantime waiting in the next room. Mrs. Jobson hastily
removed these evidences of "make up"
before the operator summoned Mr. Job-
eon for his sitting.
Mr. Jobson had certain Ideas of his
own as to how a photograph ought to be
taken which he did not hesitato'to express to the operator, who, only having
been taking photographic negatives for a
matter of a quarter of a century or so,
could not be expected to know much
about it. Mr. Jobson utterly declined to
permit the photographer to fix a head
-j-est" behind his head, and when the operator mildly suggested that Mr. Job-,
son might improve his appearance by
going to the glass and arranging his
somewhat tousled hair.Mr. Jobson was
quick to call him down.
"My hair is fixed- all right to suit me,"
he answered testily. ' "1 don't want to
look like an Italian barber. 1 don't
wear my.hair -plastered down nowadays,
aud I never will. I think I observed to
you that I wanted to be photographed the
way I look every day. Just you fire
ahead the way I'm sitting now, and
you'll make no mistake, so far as I'm
So the operator shrugged his shoul-
df-rs slightly, and get tint? the proper foci v ��n Mr. Jobson "-as--*he sat with his
sh "alders bent forward, his bair sticking
up and an expression of terrible ferocity
on his features, *-ie pressed the bulb and
told Mr. Jobson that that would be all
and that the proofs would be ready on
Mrs. Jobson was sitting in an easy
chair looking at the proofs and faintly
6miiing when Mr. Jobson came > home
from the office on Thursday afternoon.
She quickly erased the smilo from her
features and handed the proofs to Mr.
Jobson without a word. Mr. Jobson took,
them to a window and examined them.
Mrs.! Jpbson's were about the best pictures she-had ever had made. Both of
'the poses were easy and graceful, tlie
'lighting was admirable, and? in general
Mrs. Jobson showed up oh the proofs
as an exceedingly handsome and well
preserved woman. 'Mr? Jobson, having
declined the use of the head rest, had
moved when both of his negatives were
exposed, his attitude was that of a.man
with extremely rouna? shoulders, straining
to look through the bars of a prison cell,
and his tousled hair and vindictive expression added to the generally calamitous effect which the two proofs produced upon the beholder.
_Ir- Jobson examined his proofs for
half a minute."without a word with a
darkening countenance... Then be turned
to Mrs. Jobson with'an expression: of
awful calm.
"Madam." he said, "this is the end.
This is positively and finally the end.
It was hot enough that you should hatch
a conspiracy to get me to have my photograph taken against my will when 1 was
feeling badly, but when you put up a jolr
with that photographic sharp to have
' him make a" caricature of me that re-'
'spmbles a caged gorilla in an advanced
sta*ge of consumption you pass the limit. I shall mr'ie equitable arrangements
for your maintenance, but from this moment you may consider that this establishment is a-5 good as broken up."-*"
Washington Star, j
CiliriK an Exception.   r     -"
Smith-Kiiidn��"��R always conquers.,
J ones-oh. 1 don't know!    1 once knew '
'a m-ii* w.ho \wo\ it on a mule.    /
Suutb-WfllV ' ' '    ' ' ���     '
Jones���His fuopral was largely attend-
���d.���Chicago Nf^s.   	
The True Polser Flat.        J|
J In 1852 Toker Flat produced $700,000
In gold bullion,in,a single month and
celebrated the event with a triple hanging.    Then came'the public spasm of
virtue  which   caused  the  John   Oak-
hursts and the "outcasts of Poker Flat" '
to depart from thence .and die of cold
and starvation on the snow bound road
to .Sandy Bar.    There are no "Oak-' -
hursts" nor ."Uncle Billys''  in Poker
Flat,.today, ,and   when   the  stranger^
malses the slow descent and suddenly
by a sharp turn In the trail comes upon,
tbe famous camp he find's*in that "hud-,"'
die of cabins little to remind him of the *
Poker Flat of 1852. ���'
', The famous,"slope presents almost?a
picture of,.utter ruin.    There are but
eight persons ^living in the old town,
While a hundred dead ones sleep in the
cemetery. ,*��� Some   of --the  graves  are
marked with wooden headboards, some
with stakes, but many 'have nothing'.'
^above them.   Nearly all of them-were V
laid to" rest 'without reHgious'rites save--,
a Bible reading by old Charlie Pond,-~\
who, .though ,'a professional, gambler, ;';���
was   selected- for' the  religious  office;1^
owing 'to-'his .excellent .voice and ora-'?,.''
torical ability.' ,"''Vv * ' \";".y   ���'    ,$*-$���
, In 1853 and-lSD4 there,were'2,000^'
souls in Poker Flat and 15 stores,-5 ho^, ���
?tels,  3  dance  halls,, and_-i7.J gambling,?;''
house's. V There ? is-but qne^man'left to'-'
���day of that original company.*!He is an*;
old and grizzled! veteran,,who delights
to tell how* in" 1850 a circus;,came' to-
"town and'sold 1,500 .tickets 'of admis-' ���
ttipn at $20Ycacb.���W. M. Clemens in'
Bookman. ���,      -     ��� <     '���"'*.
A Day Dream of Tennyson.'
In the "Life, of Tennyson" occurs-the
following^    *', -- ];  *Y( YY  ,;'''    '- -.
"A kind of waking'trance'I have fre-***
quentlyhad, up from boyhood, when I ,
have been all~alone. 'This" has generallyt-
.come upon-'me through repeating my  .
own name two or three times to myself."
silently, till all.at"oncc, as.it" were out'-,
of the intensity., of, the consciousness''
of!individuality, the individuality itself..
rsefemed to dissolve and fade away intp .
boundless being, and this not .in a .con-'^
fused  state,   but 'the' clearest of the /
clearest, the surest of .the surest, the
weirdest of the. weirdest,* utterly beyond , words, where .death was an'al-'
most laughable impossibility,'-the'loss
of personality (if so it were) seeming'
no extinction  but the' only true life.
This might be the state which St. Paul
describes, 'whether in' the body I can-  !
not tell, or whether out of the body I
cannot tell.'  L.ara ashamed of my fee- t
ble description. 'Have I not said the
state is utterly beyond words?  But in
a moment when I come back to my
normal state of 'sanity' I am ready to
fight for mein licbes Ich andholdvthat
it will last for reons and a*ons."
The New Rabbit.
"Why, where did you come from,
Uncle Jasper?" I said to the old darky
who had sent the house girl in to tell
me that he wanted to see me.
"I come f'um Decatur, Miss Alice,"
he said. "I got to Atlanta 'bout two
hours ago, but I didn't 'low you wus
ready to see nobody."
"Did you come on the train?" I
"No, ma'am; dat I didn't. I come in
on de rabbit."
"On what?"
"On de rabbit. You sboly done heerd
er de new rabbit dey's got."
"Oh," I said, "you mean the rapid
"Yessum, de rabbit transhunt. Dat's
whut I tol' you. She ain't de color er
no rabbit"���bursting into a laugh���"but
she sho do git ober de groun' lak one."
A Cement Which Resists Acid.
In some branches of industry a cement which is proof against the influence of acids  is absolutely essential,
and such a substance can be prepared
by melting together one, part of India
���rubber with two parts of? linseed oil?
This? should be gradually^incorporated
with[.three parts of ;\vhite bole so;as to
���form a piastic mass^ This "when heated
softens bu-t-.very..little.;-;?Though:it doe's *
not easily dry upon the surface,- when?
once set il is rnot affected at all by-: hy-1
drocbloTicacid and but very little by?
nitric acid.    Its drying and bafdening���',
is materially promoted by mixing with.
one-fifth of its weight of litharge or
Reassuring-. .
Young Lady���What is the matter,
Yacht Captain���Oh,' the fact is we
have broken our rudder.
Young Lady���Oh, I wouldn't worry,
about that. Tbe rudder is mostly under
water, you know, and it isn't likely,
people will notice it.
i-_-t___. X*
811 ... .- ,  -    <   r . '   &  - -'        "-  ���������   /  ,1.1,.  f    i  ('  ,J -XX-  r/  ������/  THE CUMBERLAND. NEWS  CUMBERLAND.' B.C/  HER HUSBAND  WAS A DRUNKARD  THE OTHER WAY.  Iltarted on the'Way of Life,  /And it was broad and fair,        _ '   '  )    ind wickedness'was carried oa  i     / "^"'spired temples there,   '' .  /    ind over every arching door  / That led to,shame and sin  , iWere car\ed the words, " 'lis free for aU  ���������J < Who care to enter'in."  ,/ - , ���������  / iXnd Grace and Virtue darkly hid ' ���������'  ���������In foul, forbidding lanes,       ��������� '  - C_ere doors were locked and curtains drawn  j     Across the gilded panes,  And they that sought to enter there .  Were called upon to pay,    ���������     ,,,        -    '  And preachers Jat the corners cried  Toymen to keep away. '  ' ' - '''-"*  And as I journeyed there I saw -���������-  That where the doors were wide      <  Few sought tho wicked pleasures that *    ,  Were free to them inside,      '        .,        ���������jr'  But everywhere were skulking men  Who,went to kneel before      -1.   '  Sweet Grace and Virtue where they sat     '  '  Behiim the guarded door. , >  ' ' ���������S. -��������� Kisur in Chicago Record-HeraliL  A Lady Who Cures Her Husband ol  His Drinking Habits Writes  of Her Struggle to  /   ,    Save Her Home.  t.  OE  "���������r  A PATHETIC LETTER.  ��������� \     <   -      Monkey  Wo rah I p.  '   Except, In <India  the monkey does not  seem to have boon regarded as sacred by'  any heathen people.    But in central India  the native, 'from tbe same motives,as op-  ernte in'his tiger veneiation, regards the  'monkey as sacred aud do^ms it a fearful  t crime-to   kill  one.---, Stijnnge  as   it" may  seeiii,', there/ isf in  England  a'case,of, a  ll'S', monkey so highly regarded as'to be rep-,  > resented "--"on'the tombstone of '-its  noble  * ���������"- mistress, though why is not known.   And  -, of. all  places,  this  is ���������'at-Windsor castle,  V  NEWS   OF  ANOTHER  SUCCESS ' ON  TUB PART OF DODD'S KID-  NEZ PILLS.  An Alberta, Man, Reports His Entire  Satisfaction With the World Famous Remedy-lBlood Disorder the  Cause ' of His" Trouble���������Dodd's  Kidney Tills ;Have Removed  - -a-ndc-le Is Thankful?  it  r  0r~&A>kAs^+e^ ______  -t/    at/  Y'-k In uSt. George's chapel is the monument  -', to  the .Countess1"cf( Lincoln,   of  bygone  I   F?',days,.and carved"1 with" her ladyship's fig-  r.'vure?on the monument itself is the figure  ' -"^ of heV-favorite^pet���������ay monkey. _ No woa-  ��������� der  that' the-native  Hindoo  who  visits  (this spot' goes \away with the idea that  1" Englishmen, -too,   venerate 'his   6acred'  \������n'hia*~."        '   ,      ���������*"       J        <  ���������*'   " "���������"' '       *    "1** ?   <   .-  ,    1   ,'   '   It Ans���������rered tbe.Parpose.,.-   ,*  '��������� ,r -"I can't* see," < said' the > visitor, /'why  ; 'you have your.genealogical chart hung so  "��������� nigh." Such1 things are'-" extremely inter-  ', esting, but no one?can~ examine it where  - 'it is."       r(   - j    -"      >    -\   I   > ~;  - *" Here Mr. Porcine took' him gently by  j ,_ the' arm and led him 'into*., the library.  ""' where they could be alone.-'    " Y  ^    -'''Mrs., "Porcine,",'he',explained,"-"was  V, boundto have one'of theni things, and as<  v    we "didn't have one/right handy   I just  I"Y'framed -i_yk'prize   greyhound's' pedigree  rand hubg it'high!"~Chicago-Post." *" ,"   ���������  ���������'���������'\'---      -'   f',' ��������� ^-r-r-.  "   J   ���������-;, ,  t^ Athletes<are short -Isvod/tind plant?  ^fieiflom^ live"������)nt' tlit" .���������illottVl   time  o-  thnu'scon-- ?v<':ir������-  and k'eu.  -Demi 'too liiuch virjs'li"i v. #j  '1 hey  ei  '/ Fxr_R _wn.Aac_vANDJ.Bii.iot73 Debajtob-'  t��������� ^ K-NTS^are1 positively, cured < by] theTus������ of  - Parmelee's Pills. r They not only cleanBe the,  ^stomach and bowels from all bilioustmatter.  /-but -they open the excretory,vessels, causing'  them to pour copious effusions  from the  blood into the bowels, after which the cor-  "-rupted mass is thrown out. by the natural  passage of the body. They' are used as a  general family "medicine with -the beat  results.  Some women entertain for tlie  pleasure it gives them of not sending 'invitations to .someot'her women. , , '  '���������* .         v  t Free and easy expectoration immediately  relieves and frees the throat and lungs from  viscid phlegm, and a medicine that promotes this is tho beet medicine to use for  coughs, colds, inflammation of the lunga  and all affections of the thnoat and chest.  This ia precisely what Bickle'a Anti-Consumptive Syrup is a specific for, and where-'  ever used it hai given unbounded satisfaction. Children like it because it is pleasant,  adults like it because it relieves and cures  the disease.  '���������'I had for'a long time been thinking of trying the Tasteless Samaria  Prescription treatment     on*niy husband for, his drinking habits, but ..I  was afraid he would discover that I  was "giving him medicine,    and    the  thought ^unnerved me., I hesitated for  nearly, a week, but-'one day when* he  j came  home 'very  much-    intoxicated  and his, salary nearly- <a!l spent,,.  I  threw off all-fear and determined to"  make an effort-, to " save- our^ home  from the ruin I* saw coming; at    all  hazards.  ' I sent J or your,' \Tasteless  Samaria I*;rescrip'tion"and?;put ib^in.  his  coffee  as - directed  next  morpihg  and, .watched and prayed 'for' the ��������� result.   At noon I gave him more : nd  also  at'supper.,/He never  suspected  a thing,- and- I'then boldly kept right  on giving It.regularly, as/I had discovered , Bomethi^s-   that   -set every  nerve in my body tingling with hope  and happiness,     and I could see  -a  bright" future spread out before, me���������  a'peaceful,  happy home,-a share  in  the good,things of life, an-attentive,  loving husband, comforts, and everything else'dear to-a woman's-heart;  for 'my (husband, had told me <  that  whisky* was* vile     stuff. and' he. was  talung a dislike to if.   It w-as only  too true, for.before-T had given him  the full course,he had stopped drinking altogether,   but-1' ��������� kept    giving  him the medicine till-^it was all"gone,  and  ,then \sent^ foi*   ^another "lot to  have "on hand if hej should 'relapse,' as  lie had.' done:from'-   promises' before.  He neycr^ has, and"T'am writing you  tliis letter,fV tell- you how thankful  I am;. I (honestly believe it will-cure?  the worst cases."   ' ,"-*������������������������"      ,  SENT FREE TO ALL'.���������A sample  package ,of" Tasteless Samaria Prescription SENT FREE with' full particulars in plain sealed envelope. AH  letters considered sacredly confidential. Address The Samaria Remedy  Co., 30 Jordan street, Toronto, Ont.  Blairmore, Alberta,'July 22.-(Snec-  welr_������ ,d';\Ki^ PilIS are *������^_  ^ ell thought of in the Great Northwest as they are any,' place else n  the world The -people have confi"  deuce in them. They do as they are  claimed to do. ,������   ���������   7  'n1?!.    Is-   lhe   claim   a "small ' on'e  Dodds Ividney Pills .are,claimed   to  and  Lmaladies'that-flesh is heir to  proof Satn1S -f ������re' thQy do ifc* *The  proof is , positive.     Thousands    and  thousands of reputable people, attest,  10.       i J I ,    r"     l  Brtor-;1ntanC8'. ev^yJone '"knows  bright s Disease 'meant at. one time  meant  the sentence .of, death       Does  ������erset, Man.   He wds/cured of Bright'  SS^tc-h0 ' la^* H^es,of-itf i  _������o_d s Kidney Fills   f-  , ��������� ���������'  Dodd's Kidney ' Pills will cure  arisiL rder%? th������ ^uman ������y������tem  arising , from - Kidney   Disease" with  ������.jlaS ^Uch- ^rtainty; ca���������dS Tven  Eruptions,- such     as Boils and Phnl  fh?'baooSJnk'fr������m an ^P^e state of  the, blood are not ..the most- uncommon or the leas ^distressing. DodTs  Jion1^^111!8-,^ ^P^vinf the'dc-  S,d  nil      kidneys,, purify the'blood '  5S_pSS  and ^Ples, J-^-teiy  Walter  H.   A    NoHIp    ������f m���������-  .,   ;  i>ODie,  pf Blairmore.  ites  i-*1 '+������������.���������-       -      '*  i  troi  over my face .-and Backache.    -I  ,'' THAT ENDED THE LESION.     , f ^       '   IT WAS ENOUGH  Tf-     T.r,ie,  ..������      ^...K      ./. '' .       .. '- "T    l.^������_      T ���������_      .-��������� _ .   _-.'.  S  by  ', /J  "the1  , It was "a sultry afternoon .and. the  teacher of a g-cography class, was endeavoring to get a few good answers  before closing th-.- lesson.     '  Now, boys,,-the'word 's'tan' at the  end of -a word means- 'place of.'  Thus we havo Afghanistan, the .place  of the, Afghans ; ' -also llitidoostan,  the place of "the Hindoos'.'- Now can  anyone give me another example ? U  Yes. sir, ���������said the" smallest, boy.  proudly ;. I can. [Umbrellastan, the  place for umbrellas l   -  I hear Jones is dead," and it >w'as  only yesterday" that I met him. .Do  you know what was the matter (?"  "Milk, cucumbers and beer." - " ' /  "Oh !"  "Some doctors would rather stick'to  theories than build up a practice. .-  New .English- words 'art' constantly  being made to fill the needs of.modern -inventions.* - To give 'some''idea"1  of - the , tremendous1 growth of ? ~the  language, the words and-'phrases un-<  der theaettet; A' have increased ih 50  years^from-7,000, to noarl'v 60,000'"  Minard's Liniment Cnres Dipbtheria.  1 i ���������* t  o *" " ������������������ ���������������������������  ..Love is. blind,  and,yet lovers "pull  down, the blind. ,  The rich consumptive's coffers won't t  keep him from coughing.       '     ^ s  EXCELLENT REASONS exist why Dr.  Thomas' Ecltctric Oil should-be used.by '  persons  troubled   with   aiiections  of   the ...  throat or lungs, sores upon the skin, rheu-'"-  ; taatic pain, corns, bunions or external' in    "  furies.   The reasons are, that ittisepeedy,  Eore and unobjectionable, whether taken '  srnally or applied outwardly.    '   .-  .Alberta,   write,  ia this    WUMtsctlon  ll   ^lb,fn,troubled   W^h Pimples  connection  all  tried?everythinff to cure.it/ all kinds  of medicine, but failed.   / '  P*S,Wafi������Jd ^-i-try 'Dodd's Kidney  Puis and, did so at once? I got three  boxes   of. Dpdd.b   Kidney ^ fciUg *^e  took one after every,meal. ^They cured me,, They arcv/the .only things  that ever did me' any" good. '_ will  always use .Dodd's -Kidney Pills- &'  case ofSisiclaiess and adyise all other  sufferers  to do so."    '. '       "��������� i  ' J ' *'' "��������� "' \i ���������-/-- \ ^;'  "' fencing in_hpt ?wreather 'is" apt "-to  make people feint. '     ' ;.   0  'nL^r /nm,,nuil'a penn^ said.l-ie  proudly.;    They ga^d   bn him. with.  wondering a-dmu-atibn:. No man' on  earth ? The only, two persons to  7������"������ oweanoney are, my ^landlady  and washerwomMi ! ,     ��������� -      . .  l?������e ^^^fNassor-in Sweden/has  a female contingent iu its -fire ��������� brigade. - . , ���������  An  interesting experiment  was   re- '''-Ur '^Vi'-?*"-^.  r.  cently  -made    by - a l  Frenchwoman^'  .      **_.-> -"^  1  With a view to testing the'.sustain-'* 'x^ ' ''K^RVx^U  ing powers of cho'colate she lived up---*-*-' ^ Y;������4&V^i  on^that for sixty days, and lost bub';  k?  fifteen  pounds, in"weight Ain  the   <in-.  terval.,    ,   <. *    l   '       ,       ,,'        '       .,-;������������������-  .  Wigg���������Is  she *a professional musician ���������> -*���������     ���������-      -*        l     * -   <,  <"--���������  ,Th_t dull Mies Whigs 'doesn't seem  to have a.particle of imagination."  -es she has;  sl^e,thinks'she  ;>' a <���������  ' can  PALE AND DEJECTED  Wagg���������Well',, she^ professes to'be.  Minard's Liniment Cnres.Distempers^  A man's'^iciea^ off a phenomenon " "is -/:  another man ' who never loses -C'_is';Y  collar,-button!-      >-* ' v  --    ��������� '  .v.  -i*     '���������J  *ij ^ifV"  ft    'V "������>>'*���������' I  . 'r   l.  ���������*\     t  ���������.l  farm  u.  -    ij-Yfi-f f  ^4~'^g\  THE-  r \  , Lots ��������� of  fellows    who' can  read    a  menu in French, haven't'the price.  TRYING   ; CONDITION  V   MANY WOMEN.' ��������� * -'  OF  THE,  f oinan's Christian Temperance Onion  ADOPT THE  JJ  Nell���������So far as style is concerned,  he is a perfect goose.  Belle���������Yes; 'he still persists in wearing duck trousers.  ((  FOR the CUBE of DRUNKENNESS  Letter from Mrs. George Grant, of  Paisley, Ont., giving particulars of  a cure effected by "Samaria Prescription,'' resulting* in its usa and adoption by the Paisley Woman's Christian Temperance  Union.  A DINNER PILL,���������Many persons suffer  excruc.ating- agony after partaking of a  hearty dinner. The food partaken ot is like  a ball of iead upon the stomach, and instead  of being a healthy nutriment it "becomes a  poison to the system. Dr. Parmelee's Vegetable Puis are wonderful correctives.. of  8ucn tioubles. They correct acidity, open  secretions and convert the food partaken of  into healthy nutriment. They are just the  medicine to take it troubled with indigestion  or dyspepsia.  Subject   to  Headaches, 'Dizziness ��������� and  ,    Heart   Palpitation,     They   Grow  Discouraged and Prematurelv Old.  There-��������� is in the heart of'most'.wi>.J/-  men'   "such a deep well-of, love that' "Jt  the .winter, of     old age cannot freeze-"   -  ic.-  -"���������'���������     "-- j'    ^    ���������     ~      "^u     -    >'-*s-  ?*4yv#4  Vr..&.\  is   the  Some wives find it easier to patch  up a quarrel than to darn socks.  The total cost of the English secret service for 1900 was only $65,-  000.  I .was  cured  of   a severe   cold    by  MINA'RD'S  LINIMENT.  Oxford, N.S. R. F.  HEWSON.  I was cured of a terrible sprain by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  FRED. COULSON.  (Yarmouth, N.S. Y. A. A. C.  I w>s cured of Black Erysipelas by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Ingleville. J. W. RUGGLES.  Nearly 10 per cent of those who  have won. the Victoria Cross are military and naval doctors?  At the end of June the defence  forces- of the Commonwealth of Australia were declared to be 6 L,-i*23,'  men and 15?000 cadets.  Minard's Ianiment Cures Garget in Cows.  . The cost of\ maintaining royalty in  Great Britain��������� entails? an average,  expense 'of' threepence upon .each citizen of the kingdom.  Conceit may puff a man up,  but it  is not a good prop.  (Copy) / o  Paisley, Ont., December 11th, 1900.  The Samai-a Remedy Co.,  30 Jordan Street,  Toronto,  Ont.  Dear Sirs,���������I penned a few lines to  you some tune ago?���������as a member of  the  temperance  cause,   I  wrote     for  information;  at that time I had . in  my mind  friends  whose son  was    a  -"���������Teat cause of anxiety and trouble on  account   of  his     drunken  habits.      I  strongly urged tlie friends to try the  remedy I saw advertised in the   Toronto  Globe.   They  did so.   It   was  the Samaria Remedy    that was ad-  oiinistered and I am pleased to    inform the company the medicine was  helpful;   the     young     man     has  not  drank" a drop since, breaking off from  old companions,   and special prayers  on his   behalf,   all  aided in  breaking  tho chains.  At the  last  meeting  of  the  W.  C.  T.   U.  here,  I introduced your medi--  cine for the cure of the? liquor habit;  and a resolution was passed,- "That  inasmuch as it is the aim of this organization to help?the poor inebriate,  we should recommend this remedy in  homes where persons are .addicted to  the    use     of     intoxicating  liquors."  Now,  sirs,  wishing you  a_successfur  career iii your noble, work," and feeling that assistance can be given   in  the precincts of home by the hand of  mother  or wife,     trusting God  may  open up useful avenues for your    labors,      Yours very respectfully,       ������������������������������������  (Signed)       MRS. GEORGE GRANT,  On behalf of Paisley W. C. T. U.  Nell���������She's  a  flighty sort  of girl.  Belle���������Yes;  the fellows say she's ,a  bird.  Minard's Liniment C_res Colds, Etc.  A rolling stone may gather no  moss, but after all, moss has very  little  commercial  value.  The weather man is certainly   hot  stuff.  Chronic Dkrangkments of the Stomach,  Liveb and B_ood are speedi y removed by  the active principle of the ingredients entering into the composition of Parmelee's Vegetable P-l's. These piiJs act specifically on  the deranaed organs, stimulating io action  the dormant energies of the system, thereby removing- disei.se nnd renewing life ana  vitality to the afflicted. In this lies the great  secret of the popularity of Parmelee's Veae-  taule pills.  The message to the collar is "wilt  thou?"  It isn't     worth  over an ice  bill.  while   to get hot  How's This?  We-rfTer On" Hundred Dollars Reward for  any/cose of Catarrh that cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure.  F./. CHENEY & CO., Props .Toledo, O.  we, the undersigned, have known F. J.  Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe him  ��������� t-rfectly honorable in all business transactions  and nn-.ncially able ,o carry out any obligation  made by their firm.  West &Tkuax, Wholesale Drucgists.Toledo.O.  ���������WARDING,    KnvNAN   &   Marvuj,   "Wholesale  Druggists, Toledo, O:  .,. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surface-" of the system. Price, 75c. per bottle. *- Sold  by all druggists.   Testimonials free.  Hall's Family Pilis are the best. ,.'  From the Review/ Windsor,  Ont.  "Dr.   Williams'' Pink1 Pills  ~-!iy*hmedr?ire that eVer S"ave meany  real benefit,:   sai'd Mrs   R. K    Harris'  a well known resident of Windsor  to  "entT^^fr ������f ^'Bovtow 'recent^, i do not. know exactly  what my trouble was, doctors ������������__  ed- unable to teli me, though I  thought myself it was consumption  I had a constant racking cough, and  Mv blood seemed to have turned to  water, and I -was very pale fha_  a feeling in my chest as ^       h\^  foreign substance was lad^fS  The slightest noise made mf nervous^  IJl boated all the time and could  not .scarcely do any household work  I tried medicines, but they did not  help me in the least. Doctor* S?rt  not seem able to help me or teH me  what ailed mc, although ?heir bSs  SCewafol  Wl<?   alarmhl2 rapMity   Ji  Sarflnan?Tk^an,a, S������    d^Pondent-  that finally I decided to take a trip  to   Colorado    to seo   if a change   S  climate    would     benefit    me      while  contemplating this  trip I read    in a  paper    one day  tho testimonial  5 a  person whose symptoms were almost  identical  with my  own,     wJ0all^J  cured by Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills     i  decided   to  give   them    a   trial     and  purchased    a     box.    When     that SSx  was  done I ffot  another,    and fouSd  gradually that the pills Werfhelplng  me.      ihc    trip    to    Colorado     was  abandoned, and I continued usin* the  Pills until I had taken eight or nine  boxes when I felt like an altogethe?  person.    I became    the pic-  There never was, and never will   be, ������Y  universal panacea, in one remedy, for all ilia, ���������  to which flesh is heir���������the. very nature of  smany curatives being such that were  the "  Srerms of other and differently seated-i dis-'  eases rooted m the system of the- patient��������� '  what would relieve one ill in turn wodld ag. -.  grravato  the  other.   We  have, however, in  '  Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound. .  unadulterated state, a remedy for many and  grievous ills.   By its gradual and judicioa������  use the frailest systems' are led into conva-' '  lescence and strength by the influence which   *  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives. -  It relieves the drooping spirits of those with ?  whom a chronic state of morbid  despond-  ency and lack of interest in life is a disease,  and, by tranquihzing the nerves, disposes to.  sound and refreshing sleep���������imparts vigor  to tho action of    the blood, which," being *  itimulated, courses  throughout   the  veins,  strengthening the healthy animal function*  of the system, thereby making  activity a  necessary result,"etrengthening the frame,  and giving life to the digestive organs, which  naturally demand increased substance���������re������  suit, improved appetite. Northrop <fc Lyman,    '  of Toronto have given to the public theif  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,"  gauged   by the opinion of  scientists, this    -  wine approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All druggists sell it. '  i - i ���������  'C -J.1  Patent   needles   and   pins are made  to  the number of 173  different vari-,  eties.  __.C3-___>rrrs    "^r_%.*isrT_ES_5.  We are in need of a few reliable tVgenta  throughout the country to handle our  GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES. v  Good profit and quick sales.   For particu.  lars address  TIIK INCANDESCENT GAS -AMP   CoH  313 Alain St., Wtnnipeij.  different  He  who. talks;  . of  the   unalterable  laws of man is an unalterable fool.  He  that  lacks money,   employment  and   content   is without  three  friends.  good  FEES SAMPLE g^^S  ation, testimonials and price sent in pla^'i  sealed envelope. Enclose 2c stamp. Addre'i-  THE 'SAMABIA REMEDY CO., 80 Jordan St'  TORONTO, Qntaric  When you face a difficulty never let  it stare you out of- countenance.  Don't send for a doctor if you happen to have cold in the ice chest. \  If every dog has his day, there  must be a lot of dog days-to go  round.  No Maude,   dear, there is no excessive heat from a mountain range.  turc of health, and felt it too. It ia  several years since I used the pills"  t^oubl^T n0t haa a"y ^turn of the  Pink Pills saved me from an early-  fav, ' ^d 1-cannot recommend them  a������������I w^^:t0 th������Se Wh������ -^'afflicted  ���������is x  vvas. ���������-'-...'-���������,.  pS^rf3510?1   ������f Dr'    w^iams'  -fink  Pills  to.make rich,  red blood  nourish thei.nerves, tissues and various -^organs of the body, and thus bv  reaching  the root     of    the  trouble  drive disease from the system.  Other  medicines act only on the symptoms  of the disease,  and.when such medicines are discontinued,    the    trouble*  returns-often in- an aggravated form.'  If you want health and strength'   be  Sure the full name.     "Dr.     Williams'"  Pink Pills for Pal- People" is on the  wrapper   around   each   box.    If   your  dealer   cannot     supply** you. the  pills  will  bo sent postpaid at 50  cents  a  box,   or  six  boxes  for  S2.50,   by addressing  the Dr.     Williams*   Medicine  Co., Brockville,   Ont.  BIG   STOCK   OF  T^_r_p:__i  AND  MATERIAL  eo  Everything for the  Printer.  ..- ��������� ������������������'���������������������������  TOEONTO TYPE  LIMITED.  175 OWEN ST., WINNIPEG  W.  N.   U.   No.  335. 1  -   ���������**  \ i  , 1  " s  ���������  ��������� ���������  JH  - !  ('  . ! -  h  i i  l?M  ?���������*'  I?."-!  lirf *���������  Y<1   ������������������  r.F,  'H ,-  l" =���������  *y  r ���������  Y  5,  M  i,r-  T  ' j  i*  MASH AT  NIGHT.  An E-iiert Tells* "Why He Give? TotiI-  trj   Suit  Food   In  tlio  Ei-eninn.  In niy effort to. obtain results which  ,6t*emed to me satisfactory 1 have endeavored to imitate1 nature as far as  niy limited knowledge gave nie a con-.  .ception of her methods and to improve  on them where, lu^my judgment, improvement was possible. '  In observing wild birds it has seemed  to me that they hunt food-about all  day long,' and In my"',fancy I >have  pictured them as often going to their  roosts at night with their hunger but-\  partly appeased.  Fowls will not exercise for the sake  of exercise. Given a full crop and they  will doze until hunger prompts them to  - move.   This   has   been   my   experience  'and tbe experience of all  with.whom  I ha ve" con versed on'thc subject.   Given  , a mash in tho morning I hoy apparently  do not see the grain  thrown  in  litter  for them to scratch for.  ��������� With my first lot of, fowls I followed  the beaten paths given in poultry literature of tho day and fed ''all they  would clean up quickly" of mnsh in  the morning as' instructed. "Alb they  would clean up quickly" bothered m*v  a  bit,  for I-found  their appetites  to  I vary considerably, a pen of 12 fowls  cleaning up anywhere from "one to six  pounds, so that when making the mnsh  I was at a loss to" know how much  meal to use. The noonday meal of  grain scattered in litter seldom intoit'&t-  ed them, and their scratching wns hp:iH-  ' modic and rare.,   I changed'the bill of  fare and fed them mush, for the noon,  meal and after awhile secured exercise  iu the forenoon.'   Another change, nnd  mash   was.  fed  at  night  and*-by   this  method was secured constant exercise  throughout.the day.    This seems to me,,  more in line with'and perhaps an mi-'  provemeuV on  nature's   way      A   careful .sprinkling of  small .quantities  of  grain in deep litter (luring the day imitates .nature Mi r that   it   compel*-*1"'the  fowls to seek  for their food gnun  by  grain,  while  the   feeding  of   mash  ;;t  u-.ght is the Improvement  on   nature's '  way,   which   insures a   full crop  dn-ly  Just   before going  to > roost      I   prefer  mnsh to grain at- o.gln   because, it di-  ���������gosts'quicker, .bringing birds t:oin/ttie~  'roa-ts the "'next* morning 'with a 'stinrp-  - oxwri appetite, while ;������ full grnln feed i*  often but partly digested in the muni- r  ing.    Onu'n.giit.an aecideninl dropping  ,of grain after the> had eatPti ab tlicy  would'of mash surprised me by causing tho?fowls to jump for it gr- *d.ly.  k thought it over nnd the ne\t niglt fed ���������  about hAIf "of the -qjisuitity they c'c-'i.i-  <"-dup tlie "night  before, then  i;n\<> au-  :other portion nnd a third.' w th about  ten minutes' Interval between <���������**.'������������������ i  and  'noted" thev nte< fully rpne-!ialf 'mere .n  this way.���������- Sinc^the.t I li.ive rep\ aienly  tri<*������l yfeeding them at otici- Hie hill  quantity they ate the night b-fore. hut  f never'had them fi'iMi it. In short, by  feeding ���������?mnll,qu:iniv,t e- ntji t-me J w.a  eoaxingr them to eat "more than (hey  otherwise would. In theory, as in tact.  1 have never hern able to- see niiy-  ���������tbiug but Improvement in resells a- a  <-on-.equenee of this method of fi-ed'ug  !> ght mash, and it has always obtained  here since.Y-A. J. Silberstom in Reliable Poultry Journal.  A Flue Bronze Torn.  The Illustration shows a grand young  torn descended from a long hue of puze  PHAMriON.   .  winners noted for their superior golden bronze plumage. Lie was bred and  owned by 'Mrs. Charles .Jones, Paw  Paw, Ills.���������Poultry Keeper.  A Com mon .'Mistake.  It Is a* mistake to undertake'tobreed  too many varieties. I have, made aud  ani making that, mistake. The result is  that I have been obliged to spend nearly $5,000 for buildings and appliances  to properly house and "separate so many  birds. So much capital cannot profitably be invested in breeding varieties  that may be classed as belonging strictly, to those that appeal to the fancy  without regard to utility. If you can  afford it, keep as many varieties of  bantams as you like, but do not "expect: ' "immense?'profits'.":-- for they are  not to be made in that way. 1 speak  from experience, for while I-sell every  year a very large number of birds at  good prices I still have to consider my  chickens as a hobby, to be settled for  like other hobbies, out of the proceeds  of more serious and less attractive  business enterprises.���������-A. E. Blunck in  Poultry Monthly. . i  -THE GREATEST  BORE-.     ;���������  It's   the   Man   Who   Hnn   Jnst   Morfd  ,i Into the Country.  The man in'the rear beat of the open  ear looked wan and haggaid.        'k  "No." he replied iii answer to a question, /'I'm not> -sick, but i;m tired���������very  tired.' I've, just been t.ilked at for-two  hours by a friend who?, recently took a  summer home in the country. - It'.^ the  first time he ever" lived-in the country in  his life. That's why I'm tiied." If you  are wise,' which I'm not, you'll never per  n-iitt a'man'who has^s'pent/a* couple- of  months in the country or in the^subuibs  for the first time in his life to jam you ������p  against-a pilhir and'converse at you.  ���������"lie takes it ' for" granted ' you don't  know the difference between a turnpike  and a tollgate. He is perfectly convinced  from the 1'tegimiing that you don't know  what a -chicken looks like except 'when  you see it swimming around in the gravy  of n'potpie.'nnil lie regards it*"as a mutter  of course that the only kind of a bird  you've ever seen outside of a circus or a  picture book is the common or garden "variety of English sparrow.  "He wants to tell you about those radishes that he planted himself and that actually seem to be growing right out of the  ground, and he expects you to be startled  over this. He'shouts ,at you that you  ought lo see his lawn und the lawn mower ho has,picked up at n phenomenal  bargain "for-the purpose of' beautifying  this lawn. r ' ���������"  '  "He insists upon expatiating at great  le-ngth upon the supeiiority of his particular kind of garden hose to all other  kinds of garden hose. He's got a, few  hens out in his back yard, and his amazement over tbe fact that" they actually'do  lay sure enough, really and truly eggs���������  ���������ej,g_Cggh_and not bogus, would be. imitation eggs, is wntteu all over him. and  he's got to talk about it or bust. He has  ' seen a man driving" quite a Hock of hom^t  Injun cows past his house, and he can't  .get over it���������cows, you .know, that,we get  the milkJ from, and going" right-past my  house, with'the bells around their necks  a-tinkling!        i   ' "**"   "* *    '  "And there's a peach tree and a cherry  tree on his place, and he's going to he  able to pick peaches .and cherries right  in his owu.yard���������what d'ye think of that:  If you don't exhibit signs of collapse over  the wonder of this, he thinks you're jealous. But he goes on to.tell you that you  don't know what the meaning of a bhd's  song is���������that you think you do. but you  don't. Then he describes with great  "minuteness' oil the difiercnt brands of  birds that fly* around" his place���������specimen's, of the eggs of which you..robbed  about 30 years ago���������nnd endeavors to  whistle   imitations   of   their   respective  songs. " ' < .     ,  "He's a whole heap^ of^n bore, is the  garrulous man passing "through his first  experience ^away from the.'-city. -and he  needs to'get next 'to himself a few times.''  ���������Washington Star.       '*"���������**���������    *    *       Y  It Answered the Pnrpone.  "I   can't  see,"   said-the  visitor,* "why,  you have your genealogical chart hung so,  high.    Such  things  are extremelys interesting, but no one can examine it where  it is." <���������< ' >  Here Mr. Porcine took him gently by  the arm and led biro into the library,  where they could be alone.  "Mrs. Porcine," he explained, "was  bound to have one of them things, and as  we didn't have one right handy I just  framed my prize gre> hound's pedigiee  and hung it high."���������Chicago Post.  i  Lost liy a Heart.  Pnt���������Arrah. now..but railways are a  moighty foine inviution. nnnyway.  Friend���������I shouldn't have thought you  could see fiiuch to admire In them, Pat.  seeing that you lost your leg in a rail was  accident.  Pat���������Faith, on didn't Oi get ������200 damages? Begorra. if it had only been my  head Oi'd have owned the lolne.���������Tit-  Bits.   -- *  Deco-mlnpr a Frojy.  Miss Gull���������Mr. Joakley was telling me  nbout a remarkable tadpole he has In his  aquarium.  Miss Gill���������What was remarkable about  .It?    v L     '  Miss Gull���������Why. belays when he. got  it it was only an inch long, but in a week  or so it had grown two feet.���������Philadelphia Press., - |  H5s   Exalted   Allsalon.  Woman of the House���������You've been  here half a dozen times and got nothing.  You ought to have learned something by  this time. -What do you keep on coining  for?  Tuffold Knutt (with impressive dignity)  ���������I ain't no common tramp, ma'am. I'm  around studyin conditions.���������Chicago Tribune. -  A Case of STe<?d.  Jinks���������Why aro you forever bothering  me about that bill I owe you?  Minks���������I need the money.  Jinks���������Then you ought to bo able to  sympathize with me.v I heed the money  too.     '-���������'?��������� :        -''    ��������� '���������  Fler Redeeming Feature.  "The Brlggf family think everything  of their servaut girl."  "Is she''-neat and ..clean?"  '���������No! But she likes to run the lawn  mower."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer..  Long-, ���������.oils Ago.  .Miss Hauttoh���������Mamma has a portrait  of me that was painted when I was a-  child of G. '.'   Y,  Miss Pepprey���������Ah! By one of .the-old  masters?���������Philadelphia. Press.  Improved   Witchcraft.  "I suppose the'-witch'in your new play  .rides .a  broomstick?"  "Broomstick?     What   ails  you?     She  rides  a   carpet  sweeper."���������Chicago  Rec-  ord-IIeraldY   A Simple Problem.  "This   potato   is   ouly   half   done,   my  dear." said he crossly.  "Then  only  eat   half of it,   my  love,"  she rei>*.ed affectionately.���������Tit-Bits.  ,Q   '   '' -' '  .,.. , , . ., A Proper, Eietaiie.^ ,.��������� ,-,.<,  "Plea'se ejcu"-e W !Iiai.i*fr<im school today.?' wrote the' l.uy'< ni.ithi'rhw. the  teacher, '"as he sat up ; late, lastf night  studying his le-MVi** aud is too sleepy-to  come ioduy."-Tit-Bits.  Man kind's ExtTemeu.  Bo indolent arc -some of us , ,  Our salt is more <han wo nrc worth,  And some an������ <*o indur-trioi-"-  We try to own thcbScGpiins* earth! <  ���������  ���������Waaliinifton Star.  ~*  rewerj  L p.   \r-* r*  . " i  THE BEST   IN THE PROVINCE  ;--\     /T,,  Eanier A12 Around.  'rci^^&A -*ti .is  "Lflte again, Jane!    YonJre a I ways behind time.    It's no ������!��������������������� talking-to you.    I  shall have to eet imoiliei^cii'l.''       r  '"I   wish yei   would   num.    There'd be  plenty ol woik foi tho two of usl"  /:'^'9yzi\\ laager Beep  .    ,STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  f "~      -   l r > f* ' f        1  ���������A reward ;of $5.00 wilL'W paid "for information   leading  to  conviclion of  ������persons wit holding-or destroying any  kegs  belonging  to  this conpauy  m.E NR Y B ETFE L,   'Man h\ir:'  ���������*" r ,     t ������.���������*������������������  'A  "      '-V   .(     1 '  ** . -  '���������t  Sportsmen!  i        -     ',-v^a y .; -?YV  ,  ,-*     -^   - '���������"     %-,"*���������������-������,'  BEFORE ;BUXIN<^ $&  A Gun,  -   TO-THJB er EAF. ^ '   r-     f  f ' r , " t   - <*,  " .*���������    -  ^      "  . .          ���������   hi  .    -   - -   <-  ' /A rich lady cured , t.f4 her .;T>eaf:  Mess and K.������i.-Vs'-?n   the* Htad b^v  Dr.     NichtJsonV^Aruiicia] -.Ear''  Diui-ne, ga\e^!0,0()() to ��������� liis* Institute, so that -de n( people unabie to  procure the. Ear Dm id's 'may -have,  them free- Address No. 1451,7,  The Niehopoi Jnatitute, 7S0  Eighth Avenue, Ntw Yo'ik,   U.W:A.  -o���������  WANTED.���������Capable, reliable,' \>er,  Bon in every   o-unty   to'^ represent  larye ^company -of  solid   financial'  reputation; $a3G 'salary ' per   year  payable \veekly; $3 per1 cmy. abso:.  lutely-  sure,    {-nd  ������������������ all J vxpenses;  - irk<ght'. b'oua-fide. lcrinite   s.il.iiy  no'com u;ypipn;' salary -paid   each  .Saturday an_ expense   money   advanced   each     week. "    Standahd  .House, 334 Dearborn. St', Lhicago.  sSio____'~'~  n  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PiONELP, or  i  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  CIGAR 3  J_JP*Tne Best in  P C   *������nd made  by Union Labor in;  Kurtz & Go's  pioneer (Bioar jfactor_t  Vancouver, 8. p.������  'Y KiPlef  *_ r        * *  - > AmirtiUmtion  Oranyth'ingjn theY|-, . '-' '2 :  7 Sporting Lin^  CALL AND-SEE    '    Y .'        '   '  Of Cumberland.  He*Ca,n ifci.t,ye -.-You. .MoneyY, on all  ���������"���������<��������� ^ 'fa ?*-'     '  ':"Puroba*-es'.f.  /I-qI"-- ' >���������* *  ���������-.  ,vu" T, r  i i  ASSESS MEN TJACX "XN V "PI? O VI NCI AL  . ������������������ -1-   ���������..       iiv^ , ������������������     1 j   ft  Y,      ,    '    REVENUE TAX.   .    .     -i   ,  Oomox liLViaior.  Pop Sale!  Two,.very desirable  4-Roomed .Cottages in  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  the. country. Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply at, ?, "  THIS OPFIGE.  jy5  CORPORATION OF THE  GITT Of GUIBISIiiND  All owners of cows in Cumberland and Union are requested to  remove the bells, or proceedings  will be taken to prevent them 'limning at large.  By order,  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  ft4 City Clerk.  Cumberland, B.C., 28th Aug. 19.01."  mTOTICK is herel.> -j'ivhi, in accoifldDce  \_\ wnli the Statu ea, that- Pi'omkuijI ;  KcxeiiUi'T. x; uucl ah l***i-\.levied uiiUe'i  ��������� he-A���������'������*������<���������-������> entAct. are -now .due for^ the  \e������j'190I.^ Ah th*-Ahove-i������'.*m������-rf taxus ool-  ie-������*illi- m'inn the Coim^ lh-wier aie.iid^-  rthiu at in'j Mliice. at tin- 05 liil-Hoii e Cuin-  Ut.il.ud. Ajseuied tax- s, aio CKllectibl*-^ at  tlW tollowi. ^ rav������,'viz:��������� ,. p    r    ;������.  , If pud on or hefoie .Innc 30th, 1901:���������  ' Tiiiei-iitch.s ot one   -jci ^ceiit.  <ou< rea -  \ ro|>erc>.      - ( , - <  Two aud "one-lialf ytr ceut. on .aubesbed  value of wild land. , -   ;r  Ooc-half of one uer cent,   on    "fiersonal pro-_  pert).  , f, f  [7pi���������!! fucli excess of income���������'   t      . ,  Class A ���������Ou oi.e"tliou8anri"-dollars and not  "   exceeding   <��������������� thousand oollarb,   one   pt.r  ceut.   up   to hvt* tliousaiid   doll ������rs,'auH  two per ��������� ������-ut. on the reman dei:  ! Cla-sS B���������O.i .en thousai.d ilolldi". andnoi  ' exert ding twenty  thousand  doliaif,   out  ai.d out-h--If per ctut  up to ten thousand  dollais, ai <l cwo and one-half per ctnt. on  the iemail.der : (. . l^  Class C ���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exc-t I'lnt- forty ihousaud dollars, tv o  and oue half per cent, rp to twenty thou>i  ^'and oollait?, and thieew per  cent.? on  thr  reinainder :*.   , - ' ,  Class D.���������Oh all others in excess   of fort:  thousand dollars, thiee per   cent.-  up   to  forty thousand " dollar.",   and   three   and  one-half per cent, on' the remainder.  If paid ou or aftei  lit July, ]901:���������  Four tiUht. of one per cfnr.on real property,  l'hiee per cent,   cm the   a������&ebstd   value   oi  *��������������� lid land. v    "   -  Thret-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property. "  On so much of the income of any person   as  exceeds one thousaud dollars,   in   accoid  utice with   the   folio ^iu���������^  classification ;  upon  such   excess   the   rates    shall   he,  naniely :���������*  Class A���������On oue thousand dollars, and noi  exceeding ten thousa'id dollai;-,   one   aui-  "one-halt  uer  cent..- up   to   five   thousann  doilars, and'two and   one-half  per  cent."  on the r������mainder : -  Clash B. ���������Oo ten'thousand do lars, and nor  cxceedti-g iwenty thousand dnllars, tw.  per ce.it. up to ten thousmd dollaic, am  three per cout. ou the  remainder :  Class C���������On twenty thousand dollars, unc  not   exuiediuK   forty   thousand   dollars.  .   three per   cent,   up  to  tweu >  thousaui,  dollars, una throe and one half per  cent  on *-he n-nai- der :  Class U.���������On all othrrs in excess of fort;,  thouxai d doll.rp, thr e and one-half pti  cent, up to forty thousand dollars, aiu,  four per cent op the   remainder."  Provincial Revenue Tix   $3 per capita.  JOHN  BA1RD, .  .:....     Asseasior and Collector.  Cumberland, B. C, 11th January, 1901  ���������-.-���������". My 22  Espimait; & li'an&lnur.:\j.  *-   ������������������������������������I ���������*.    t \  VICTORIA COAtOX   ROUTE.\:  ,   "4 - ?        ������  I ' -    1 " Y,    *  Takiiigr ,Effecty Tuesday',   Oct.? 16t  w 1900. "   -. v   .  S. S. "City of Nanaimo:'  6 Sails -from" Vjctoria 'Tuesday', 71",  a.m. for Nanaimo and- Way ports.-;!  " ' " ' " '    -" '    "   r\      1}f *y*   ,1"  Sails > from " Nanaimo,-,'Wfedner.-  day 7;) a. m.,   for   Union "W,h������rff  '.    . ', ,    ������r Y   f" -- t     r-fl -1 ,>, 'M'l-tey  Comox, and" Way -.ports.), ���������,-, t - ' ,ysf'>*A-  f    ���������**'- " -"' ''.;"��������� ������\' ������������������ ,������''-������*C;  Sails from- Comox ' and/.Union4  ,Wharf, /rh'utsd. v 8 ������'. m,./.1fi)r1,,iNa%'?-;  naimo ami' W'av ildits"./" "'   ''*'*' /I.  " -Sails froiirr Nanaimo/ FridaV������4^  a.m.' for Coiiibx-and^Uhion'"' W���������K'rf"  'direct.  ,'-   r '<���������,      .        *       r-* -   ���������-,"---, r,  bail's, from   Comox   andvY.Uniohv1  WharffFridi������y-6 pMii.'ffor Nanaimo '  a x -.,    ,    , j   ���������- .-    .      .  o  irect. -        t ?    s i������,.  -%'   *-",   "  t\f>-  *Sails" frpricK Naniiimo, .������Saturda*y^;  G n.m^fijr Victoria and JVY,ay,ports   '  - > ' * "i      '    '    ft '������  FOR. Frqight' tickets   and State?!  roim Apply-.on board,   ''���������?,    , lW, J      '���������'���������  YGEO. L. COURTNEY, y. A  ���������   *:. ^ ��������� TralSce Managrer^" - '  :=4^^-gIM^*=^*S������  '������\  mj  -   \y E - \\ A-N T V O U R- - m  i Jo^-fo'Mtini^  vi ^T���������piflio_t-;___a������!s  'it  f;C������VERNMENJ ;   DIaTkIBUTI,QN-.^  *)     OF STUMPING POWDER:-jf'    / '    v -t1     *-  .Farmei*-   desirous of   beinjf   supplied  with Bl.isunj,' PowcN'i at   cost  price   iorr (  clearing hind cm obtain blank" forms . of   '  reqiiifcitirn fiom   the  Secretanes  of the  Farmers Institutes :        '      0      J  Henry Hills,   Secretary ^Farmers'- In-  btitute, Albeini.        ** _ \:  1 . A. Halliday, Comox, Sandwick.  H. De M Mellm. Cow"ichan, Somenos..  John Stewart, Nanaimo-Cedar, Starks (  Cros?in>*, Nanaimo. ������������������   ������������������-       '  J   H    .Smait,   Motchosin,   Motcho;������ir>. ���������  C. K. Kinj-, Victoria, Cedar Hill. .  ���������'- t .  E. Waher, Islands,.Ganges   Huibor.   .    '  E. A. Brown, Delta, Laclner.       ^  H. Bo^e, Sin rev, Surrey Centre. ti  A. H   P. Matthew,  Langley,   Langely.  Alex. Philip, Richmond, Vancomer.,  A   M   Veicheie, Mission, Mission City.,  f  G. W. Ch.id^ev. Chilliwack, Chilliwack.   ^  Wm   Gieen. Kent, Ag.issiz. f    "    }  J.M. Webster, Maple Ridge, .Vebster's J  r��������� < ' ���������������������������<--,- V  .Comers. ��������� >    -.   ��������� it  .   John Ball, Matsqui, Abbotsford.   ' -      'I  A.. H. Crichton,   Obcyoos, Kelo.wna.       &  W. P.   Horsley,   Spallumcheen, - Arm    lf������(  strong. ,' i  S: M.   McGuire, Salmon Arm, Salmon   |j  Arm. - . '%-..������������������.'  J. W. Smith, Kamloops, Kam'oops?    '    ~  H. Percy H<*,dges, Okanagan, Vernon.  Department   of Agriculture, -Victoria,  B. C, May Sth, 1901. .      ���������   ���������  J. R. ANDERSON,  Deputy Minister of Agricultnre    \[    it  Henry's lursenes  Black Dia  QUARTER .-WAY, Wellington Road  HDTOHB'BSOB���������--  PEEET.  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ANDERSON,  EDITOR  The columns of The News are open to all  who wish to express therein views on matt-  ersof public interest.'  - ' ^ '    "*- ' - <  ���������  While we do, not hold ourselves _ responsible for,'the utterances of correspondents, we  L reserve.-the-right   of   declining , to, inser*.  r communications unnecessarily personally, ������  WEDNESDAY;;,SEPIV _5,1901:  -o  Re 'COAL MINES REGULATION ACT.  Examination" roii *��������� Ckktificate* of   Com'  "t ��������� i, - '       '  ," ; PJ4TKNCY*. ., ^   , >,  '     '��������� --*  ���������  '" NOTICE is hereby given 'that an Examination tor .Certificates. - of, Coinueteucy   a������,  L'Manugi-rs <f.Mines will be held on   the  Is  r a ,_ ' .   r !- .      ,       f      1 ~r-  d������v of August,, 1901, atythe Court House,  N.-naimo. B.C ,, <ii d.at Fcrnie, B.C. r '-  ^,D( ancfiii-.tes, ni><-, uiuIt iw������uty three yean  of ui;^'/,deanuum of pi et.cnting tlieniselve-, foi  ex. ii-i*i.itioi'i,*jiiiUj������t deli -er.'to. Mr.' 'Thon .*-���������  MYt-an; <'litiir.nan.of ���������o,-i<i of .Examiner-;?  _*iau<iin 0*," on or liffurvtbe 15th day -'. July,  J 901, - n?'ticc of "fcuch iu-.en tion,      in writiiii-,  *'""   i**"*'- *���������? ** '-YV" 'V "*?'    .'������������������-������  ������  to\:(-t������fr wrh, aceitif'.cnte of service ������"Iron  '.*���������"" ���������'* i* ;z"-" v'.'J"- -;'-"'    v *���������-J^t.- ,. f ���������  tlii' toru-f i, < r j rd-tnt.en p*j<* j ti i������, tet-t ty.  ii������k- n<> at least tw< ~ j cars' experience" uuc.e, -  ���������>��������� ,     r ' "-.���������"��������� -      -r* . '  ground.i  ,  , Our fee returned if we fail.   "Any one sending sketch and description of  any invention will promptly receive our opinion free 'concerning the patentability of same.,, "How. to obtain a patent" sent upon request.    Patents  secured through us advertised for sale at our expense. ' , "      [  Patents taken'out through us* receive special notice^^without- charge, in  Thb Patknt Record, an illustrated and widely circulated journal, consulted  * t      "* * j i     f1 t r i  -by Manufacturers and Investors.   _ '  , Send for. sample copy FREE.    Address,,  VICTOR J. EVANS &   CO.,  (Patent Attorneys,)  Evans Building,     -      WASHIZ1GTON, D. C.  fisauimalt: - & - Jf anaiino -Hy*-  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  NOV. 19th, 1898.  r  NOW IS THE  ,M 2 Mine Ci-aiea. ' -  ',V*S (^t'lH.r-lW.'iik;1  ���������^ 4   Vt iriU.Mii   ���������  <;>...VI inuig Macnmrry.  ~J 6. Survej uiK.anf _-]������������������  V*'  "*  ,--J<-l���������    *.  .���������ellingY:.?"^ -, lV,-v  i. Any,fuiithW.particu!ar8>requT������*ed may l>  vob ained on'-at> pliant ion .to1' -Mr.". Morg-n  Chairman of-Baardi% of .Examiners. -**'-��������� ���������<N*-  naimo, ' B.    C.;  Mr> ? Archibald - r_>ick",  ,-*i ���������"_'._ i."_Yi i-v   t.J    .;������.,_ i  I InRix-ctnr'of Muies," < "r.i*n|������rook; aVi'J'Mr.  r McCre'gor,''Inspector,of MiiuV/Nelsf n.'B'l  ?, RICHARD.^McBRIDE,     .  , 'jY-'i... H",,.r<Mini8ter of^Mines.  Department of Mines, f-"/~ ^ ^   '���������",.    '*���������'  ,4" *^18t*n'Jut������V'in6l-.'Y- " ^J  je24,4t '  k*     A  ������        -*-      . '  ^ r  r-1  V,  ��������� -\ -  ,,% ,\sRESERYE  T ���������*.       ^"'���������t- ���������*���������*** T  *��������� *- * s^^*������ * ���������  -r  "NOTICEjs hereby.'eiven'jthat?; all  the'  KunappiopiiatVd    Crovvh ' lands'  situated  ^ within^ the* boundaries *��������� off thej followinj;  -aicas are herebv reserved frxoin pre-enip-  tn n, sale'or others disposition,   excepting'  under the provisionb of- the mining- laws  ol the Province, foivtwo. yeais   ttioni   the  date hcieuf.;pL'i.suant to,the provisions of  subjection (5") of --ection 4t of the 'L.ind  ['Aci,' .is .ijiieiided by  .section    6 'of   the  k'Land Act Amendment Act, 1901,' tp'en-  .ible the Indus'lnhl    Power' Co.npany  ol  B.C., Limited, to select therefrom u'mbei  limits for wood  pulp  and    paper  manu-  P> f'tctuiirg puipo'.e.'", as   piovidf-d    by   an  I agreement bearing date the   13th  day of  wjune, 1901, viz:��������� '     ,  Area i��������� All the surveyed land on  both sides of Kitigcome River, and the  Und surveyed between Kingcome * Inlet  and Bond Souucl-  Area 2���������Commencing at -the_ north  east corner of Lot 1; thence following up  the river at the head of Thompson''  Sound and itsJbiat-irhes, a distance often  miles, and having a width on each* side  thereof of one mile',.  Area 3���������Commencing  at   the  north-  |ein boundarv ofrLots4S, 55   and   56,  on  the Kle-na-Klene    River;   thence   north  along the said river and us branches five"  iiniles, and having a width   on  each  side  'of one-half mile, including  all   surveyed  lands.- - ���������    --  Area 4���������Commencing  on ^Wakeman  Sound at the south-west corner of Lot,6j;  thence west on the 51st   pirallel   of latitude to a point north of Einbley Lagoon;  thence   .south   10   said   lagoon;    thence  south-westerly following the-passage between    Kmnaiid    Island    and r Pandora  Head to Mills Passage; thence to Queen  Ch.irlotte .S.'un'd;   thence   south-easterly  along the' shore line "ot ^Noel   Channel,  and easterly along   tlie  'centre- of   Fife  Sound to Village lPo.nt;   thence   north  westerly 10 the 1101 th   of   Tnvelt    Island  to the mouth of Kingcome Inlet; 'thence  [I nor h along the west shore of Wake man  Sound to the paint of commencement.  Area 5���������Consisting   of    HarbleJown  and Turner Islands.  *      W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of  Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B.C., 22nd fune, 1901."-jy2,4t  Notice.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way cars  of   the   Union   Colliery  Company by any   person   or   per  sons���������-except train crew���������is strictly  prohibited.     Employees   are   sub-  jedl-i-tti dismissal for allowing same  ;--'- By order  Francis D. Little  / ���������-    ? Manager.  VICTORIA TO "WEIiLIJSTGTOM".  No. 2 Daily. No. i Saturday'  ( A.M ' ^ l>.���������.  De? 9:00  "Victoria '. De. -1.25  "    9:28 Gold^-treHTn..: "    1:53  "   10:9 ...' Koenigs  "   5.3t  "   10:^8 Duncans, (5:15  p.m. ___���������: /t     ,        p,m.  - " , 12:11 i=a Nanaimo .7:11  A . 12:3    Wellington ....   Ar. 755  '    ^v"ELLIN"GTOlN('   TO   VICTORIA.  No. 1 Daily. 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Munn<& Co.fOttwm   ���������������<-/���������  ���������special notice iu tbe > n      r    '   i    ���������  --,;  SCIEHTIFiC AMERICAN,    u v:  ^ea���������atiful!y' illustrated   lnrcest 'clrcnlatlea off ���������, *'"  ^any^scientific louniul, weekly.terms93.00 * 7������ari. _��������� ,  Si.50bix._oi.ths     i������peclir.������n oouiesand_!_���������������." "--  Boo_.ON PATfNT-i scntfroe.   AudroM    ���������   .vT- -   > ",  Y -       v.-     p>7*_'*   --" ��������������� "������������������*"*������������������ - ' ?' v  l f-Jyr-\ ^iW  ��������� v *���������   ���������-* ���������* S ^  1 Y.\ '*^l  , ' ,-i"[^'l  *3l, ?<r.   ',':���������>������ I  * v     frr.    X^5.  ���������" r * j t i".  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A...  1,,.^..  -ss������_gr,������a������..UH^&���������rg*-w7ia^'A^jza  ' ,   ''  r'   / Y , <r ,       -      , ' "   - '"',' ."1     -',,<''"-*- -'flj  (1  > '  I ' '/^  I r       r  1*4  r-  If  Y  J-* '  li*. , '  I'-  ii Y'  I  I  A Goddess I  of Africa.  ��������� ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.  ��������� ��������� ���������  By ST. GEORGE BATHBONE  Hastings waited  not  to  argue    the,  (pro   and   con   of. that   question,' since  ���������he  "-.vas  quite  in  a  fever  to   continue  this  task.       He had   travelled     many  ���������weary   leagues,   had   encountered     in-  -numerable    perils      from  wild beasts  sand still  wilder men,  m  order to  enjoy .this  hour,; and  now  that   it had  ���������conic  his  whole being  thrilled     with  the sensation   of \ ictory such  as  but  .few   men   experience,   and   then   ��������� 'only  ���������once in* a lifetime.        '  Again he was on his knees, beside  ���������that most wonderful pile, which had  lain here'as if slumbering through,the  ���������a,sres���������again his ' eager hand chased  vlhe , glowing balls of color as they  ������������������rolled among the baser images, as  'though -playing a 'game of hide and  -seek. r <  rln the hunt these golden . vessels  were tossed aside as though representing little value, which was possibly /the truth when a comparison  ^ as'made with those gems of Ojihir,  such as' the Queen of Sheba might  have'brought as presents to Solomon  when she came with such pomp to'  tcs,t  his   wonderful  wisdom.  At last every, fugitive jewel.had  been successfully cornered and carefully captured. There were two small  ,-bags of them, bags tliat bulged 'with  STAches as their ^like had certainly  ���������never done before., for seldom in the  'history of Mother Earth could so  ���������much wealth ha\c be^ti comj ressed-  'into so small a com'pass. '  up���������from one end of the chamber to  another it ,was echoed/ and hustled  back and forth with the rapidity, of  a tennis ball in a hard fought championship  game.  ." It was as if the grave assemblage  of hideous old gods had- beom given"  the breath of, life, and were mocking  the merry cow-puncher, whose merriment came' to a speedy end.  -At, the same moment, as though  there might be some connection be--  tweon the mad, rebounding echo, and  the spirits that haunted the ruined  temple     of  Azor,   the   brilliant   light  served   them   so   well  all  not  in  which  had  this  while,  suddenly  went  out,  even'   deigning  a  parting   flicker  farewell.    <  Exclamations arose, for the first  thought that flashed over them was  that there might be something supernatural about it all ��������� they had  heard of a curse being left with a  hidden treasure, -a poisonous vapor  perhaps, fastened in a Pandora box,  that would immediately finish any  one who  dared  open it. (  All of them were plain, practical  men of good common sense, and when  the first shock had departed, they  found themseives ready to laugh at  1he thrill ���������> which had involuntarily-  swept over their frames under' the  impulse  of that  queer- coincidence.  "The powder has given' out,"  spoke up the Englishman in a voice  that showed no trace of a-tremor���������  "be patient a moment, my-hearties.  I've   another' package     handy,     and  .WINNIPEG MARKETS.  WHEAT-No. 1 hard, Fort William,  68V_c; 2 hard ���������62V*2c; 3 hard, 62*^c.  ',COUNTRY WHEAT���������52 to, 56c per  bushel.  FLOUR���������Prices hold steady. ������������������ Lake  of the Woods Five Roses, S2"-.00; Red  Patent, 51.85; Medora, *51.45; XXXX  Jack Horner,  Jack, Horner of the  Christinas pie , , .L ...  really existed, though whether he de-, company has m lts employ a philoso-  ������1.15 per sack of 38 pounds,  vie   Milling   Co.  light.  'Pelil.,e:ate'y   Rex  took     so ire   .cord  rind  proceeded  to   tie  up  tho  off<1oach   diminutive  sack,   and  this   had   been   completed,   ha  the  side   j.ockcto'  mouth  WIWTI  slippei  ���������if "his  them      into  .���������stout  co\\U. ,   -*  rSomelimes it is.,but a step between  ������������������absolute, povei t.-> and the wealth of  -a- Croesus���������thifa is a strange * world  iini which  we  live,  and  singular     Dd-  1 T.entuijes befall the-chosen feu At  least it falls to the lot of but a '^ol-  ������oot.number to pick-up-a fortune icady  - made,  and 'slip   lewe-ls  worth  perhaps  a cool million into his pockets     Per-  'haps    Hastings    was.   born   under     a  ���������lucky  star.  CHAPTER  XTI.  * OX THE r.OAO  TO  HADES.      ,   ,  '"When he had thus ma de sure of the  -quart or so of glistening gems that  mayv.ha\ej once bedecked the form of  the ugliest of lflols, Hex lound that  he could condescend to smaller  things.  'The queer images and vessels fashioned out of pure gold claimed his  attention. Their    intrinsic      value  most be quite a snug do I. if one  could but con\e,\ them t_o tb.p busy  marts of men, where such things  were1 scrambled for v. ith the most  feverish  eagcrne&s.  Really, he was surprised  to see how  - calmly" he  could  --. lew   such  a . collection of the most'precious  of me'tnls .  ibut then when one has aheady dined  ���������upon the most evquioite ot  \ lands, he  ns  able  to     look     upon   an   ordinary  ���������least without emotion,  though at an-  ���������othcr     time   the  sight   of   the     same  fgprcad might sot his  mouth  to   wat-  -ering.  "Picking up a couple of the? least  ���������^cumbersome of the image1?, he lugged  "them out of the receptacle and planted them at t'ie foot of the' working  ���������artist, who hailed ?in his labor long  ������notigh to vouchsafe the antiques a  scrui mixing  glance  and   then  say*  "Found 'em all right, eh���������well,  they are daisies, now, I'll admit.  Get Jim and the rest to assist, old  boy. I'm too much engaged, you  ���������see���������really, wouldn't put a stop to  .my sketch for all the gold in Africa,  Haggard and his King Solomon's  -mine to the contrary," a/id he scratched away for dear life.  Bludsoc was quite ready to help,  ���������and the others al="o came quickly to  the front, so that in an exceedingly  ���������brief space of time the little pile of  golden relics had l-cen switched from  the interior of tlie old barb.irun god  to a spot in the middle of the chamber.  J nrrt   Urmio  had   finished   his cketcb  ���������of the remarkable three-headed deity  .and condescended to inspect the col-  ,loci ion with the e\ e of one who might  sbe called a connoisseur.  And   forsooth,   it   was  a  sight  well  "--'orthy   the   attention   of   prmee    or  .peasant,     a   bra\ e   accumulation     of  quaint   \essels   that   bore  such    mute  'though  eloquent  testimony  regarding  "the cunning and sUill of ancient gold-  ��������� beaters   in   the  daj s   when   the  Phar-  <.aohs reigned over Egypt  The professor actually   went    down  -.on his knees before the treasures, as  .-did the reprobate children of Israel  .before the golden calf.     To him    the  :-intrinsic part .was as tinkling brass  --.vhen placed in comparison with their  ���������amazing"'historical.-value.  Even  the cowboys were  quite tak-  .en  with  the  oddity  of  some     among  '.the images,  and Red Eric  burst   into  -a loud laugh as  he snatched  up  one  -''that appeared to be half way between  a gorilla and a -man, with a certain  suspicious leaning toward the Egyptian  style   of sculpture  as   witnessed  iin the temple of Luxor.  That  laugh, 'hoy/  weird  it sounded  ������������������a dozen tongues seemed to take   it  Brit-  we'll soon ha\e plenty  of  Then' a match" crackled���������puff! ' the  darkness was shattered, and in its  stead 'came that same ,dazzling<- light  which had before "permeated almost ">  every crack and cranny in the great  low  ceiled chamber. , v >  Hastings uttered"an exclamation.  "What now?" demanded,the  ,'on, recognizing In this cry a note of  alarm, and perhaps believing Rex'  had been shaken by a sudden'winnowing of wings overhead,' as * some  gigantic bat beat the air, - frightened  at the.new'-fiood of light.  "Yonder���������I ^could swear-"i saw a  crouching figure, a giant' black, suddenly spring out of sight behind that  leaning-god."      ' ,  All eyes were instantly glued upon  the spot he indicated, but no sign remained of the phantom figure Rex  believed-he had seen..  < - ������������������  "Possibly' a delusion," ,said' Lord  Bruno, as he bent over the treasure-  trove and examined some of the queer  conceits that were fac-similes of the  barbaric gods with which' they vjpre*'.  even  then surrounded     .,   '  Rex     had    some      good    stubborn  Scotch  blood   in  his' disposition,   and'  having  taken  hold  it"was  hard    for  him to  let  go.     He shook  his   head,  in a negative way, saying- '    \  -.-'"'Of course- that would be a possibility, but' I am far' from willing to  admit that my eyes deeehed me.  I-Tere is Bludsoe���������perhaps he too saw-  it -vanish like the smoke on a windy  day���������how is it,  .Tim'?"       '  The cowboy confessed that he ,had  been looking* in another quarter when  the light resumed sway,'and therefore failed to sec what Rex mentioned, as no sign of its presence hovered  about the spot when he did fasten his  eyes upon the angle. \  "Still, it's an easy thing to make a,  dead certainty of it. "Come with me,  Mr. Hastings, and unless the thing  of e*-il possessed the wings of a bat  we'll be sure to discover some sign  of" his   presence,   I swear."  Rex instantly understood what he  meant to imply. The-dust-that lay  so-.promiscuously around would betray the lact whether a human being  had entered the chamber in that  quarter  or  not  Jim Bludsoe, ere trusting himself  in such a subterranean trap as the  black temple of Azor, had prepared  for an emergency by securing several  billets of wood to serve as torches  should the occasion warrant.  Possibly they were not equal to  the liglvtwood flambeaux he might  have secured had he been given a  better opportunity, but they promised to answer  the purpose.  One of these he now dipped in the  glowing furnace on the pan. It immediately took fire, and while its  puny flame held no comparison with  the intense glow of tho flash-light,,  still he  was  satisfied  Rex followed at his heol< leaving  the others busily engaged in stowing  the golden images that' were worth  five times their weight in sovereigns,  into a couple of leather saddle bags,  fetched for the purpose.  Straight over to the spot designated bv the ad\enturer Jim Bludsoe  stalked, holding the blazing torch  above his head.  Hex, e\ en while quivering from excitement, could not but remark what  a wonderfully fine picture the athletic cowboy made as he moved on, for  you see Rex had been somewhat of  an artist in days gone by, and once  that spirit finds lodgment in a man  it no\ or leaves him.  A dozen strides and Bludsoe was  at the spot���������he swept hi-3, torch in  advance as he bent low. Almost immediately Ilex heard him give an exclamation, and from its exultant  ring- he knew in advance that his sua-  T.t-ioiona   wore 'confirmed..' I  Ogil-  Hungarian,. ������2.00 ;  Glenora Patent, , ������1.85 '; Alberta/  .$1.65; Manitoba, $1.50; and- Imperial. XXXX, ������1.10 per sack,of 98  pounds������  MH.LFBED.���������Bran', $ll'.50per ton,,  shorts $1*.-J.50 per ton, delivered.  GROUND FEED���������Oaf chop, $28  "per ton; mixed barley and oats, $25  per ton, and corn $22 per'ton. . ,.  OATS���������Manitoba oats are' practically out of the - market. Ontario  oats are worth 47. to 4Sc per bushel  in car lots.   /    *            v     ���������,  BARLEY���������None offering.  CORN���������52 to' 53c per bushel.  Hay���������Fresh baled hay, ������9 to-$10  per ton in car lots on track here.  Loose hay on the r street is 'also  worth $8 to $-9 per ton. ' '.    -   '    ,  POULTRY���������Dressed spring chickens, ,30 to 40c each.    ���������>     *  DRESSED MEATS���������Fresh .beef, 7r to  SV&c per lb; veal 7 to 8V������c; mutton,  lie per lb, hogs, 8c per lh. , ������  BUTTER���������Creamery. 16c per pound  Dairy���������lie per pound.  ������  CI-IEESE-7-Sc per poundi '  ' EGGS.���������10V_3 per dozen.  ,  HIDES���������No. 1 inspected, hides, 5V������c  5y2 to 6-V_cV veal calf, 7c"to,8c; dea-  kins,   25 -to'-40c;'slunks,' ,15c tor20;  horsehides,   $1   to ,$1.50. ;  '  WOOL���������Manitoba    wool, is   worth  about 7^0 .'delivered .here. ���������  r  SENECA'ROOT���������24c pV  'live stock:       ���������   ---  - CATTLE^-Fat cattle are-quoted at  3J/2 to, 4c per * pound, ' delivered here.'  *   SHEEP���������4V_' to '5c per Ibr ^ *,  ���������HOGS���������Best  hogs are .worth  $5.75  per 300 pounds;. , .'     ���������    . -    < _  , MILCH' COWS���������The demand is limited. Prices range' from $30 to $40.  ' HORSES���������Very little demarid.Work  horses will.,bring from $125 tp ������200  each, according; to weight and quality.  m.  THE CANADIAN fOETHERN?.RT?CO.  Stations and Days.  1 _cave  Going  South.  ~.-53,ve from   Canadian  ' Sorthera depot���������  "���������ViunLpeg to Morris Era  erson. fc������t. P-iul etcdly  3t Paul    to    Emerson  ��������� Morris, Winnipeg dlv  Winnipeg 10 Kolvad,  ���������Milmi. Bel ront.FTnrt-  ncy & Bra'idea, Won.,  Weil aid Fri-   ��������������� - -  ���������  Bra-adon, Haroney, Bel  monk, Miami, Roland,  to Winnipeg,' .Tues..  '1 hurs and Sac.    -  ���������  Winnipeg to Portage la  P. and intermediate  s "ations, daily ex bun  Portage la P. and inter  mediate stations to  Winnipeg dly es Sun.  Winnipeg to sfcv ions on  Beaver and Delta bran  ehes, Tuos. and Thur:  Beaver and Delta Lr'ch  stations, to Winnipeg  Tne*. and Thurs.    --  Winnipe" to Portage la  P.jWlaastone.    -  -  -  Dauphin,    ctcv    Mon  Wed. ana Fri.  Dauphin. Gladstone, V."  ia Prairie, Winnipeg  Tue3.,  Ihare. &   Sat.  Wmm :;eg to Wp'gosis,  Tue3 and Thurs.   -   -  Winiiipegosi* to Wpg  Mon. and Fri   Winnipeg to Gianci  View, Mon. and Fri.  CJrandView to    Wpg  Tues. .and Sat   Dauph.n to Wp'gosis  pr.d. return, Sat-   Dauphin to Sivan River  Ss Elwood, Wed   Elwood to Swan River  Ss Dauphin, Fri   Leave from O. P. depot  Winnipeg to "VVarroac".  Beaudette and intermediate stations,Mon,  Wed., and Fri. ....i.  Beaudette, Wj.rroad.etc.  to Winnipeg, Tues.,  Thura. andi-iat.  13.43  -10.45  18^0  11.55  1C30  13 00  9.45  0.15  9.1o  9.45  5.01  14 1Q  Leave  Going  NortH.  2000  8,'JD  8.00  8.C0  603  COO  16.45  5.0")  Arrive.  7.15  13.20  18.15  16.33  10.25  1  20.45  14.20  23.45  16.00  20.15 '  f0.45  20.45  1*).15  Z9.15  12.C0  ���������6.00  r-.co  2i.35  12.20  D. B. HAXNA,  G-en. ou.-oi.  GEO. H. SHAW,  Traf.Mgi  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  TIME TABLE  (TO BE OONTiNUE������.)  Getting Serious.  Briggs���������Well,  I have had to give up  flirting.  Griggs���������Why?  Eriggs���������I  found  it vras  affecting  heart.���������Detroit Free Press.  my  Tlie Varietr.  "Dogs of -war!" said he. "What an expression! Of what breed are these dogs?"  ���������'Pointers," I replied.! "'At least some  of them arc���������West Pointers."���������Pittsburg  .Clii-onicle-Telegraoh.        ........  S. S.  Marie, Owen Sound,  Toronto  andEist, Via Lakes,  Moa., Thuis  011CL oilv ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������ ������������������_���������������������������������������������������������������������������������     ���������* ������������������������������������  Tues ,Fri. ������udSun.   Montreal, Toronto.  New York anci  east, via all rail, daily   Eat     Portage    and    intermediate  points, Mon., Wed. & Fri.  Tue3., Thurs. ������fc Sat  .....  Rat    Portage     and     intermediate  p*ints,Tu<;3.,Thurs, and Sat   Mon., Wed. and Fri   Molson, Lac Du Bonnet and   inter  meiiite Points. Thurs only   Portage ia Prairie, Brandon, Calgary  Nelson and all Kootenay and Coast  points, daily   Portage la Prairie, Brandon, and intermediate -ooint3.dail> esSun.,.,  Portage la Prairie, Bra-:don. Moo c  jaw and intercaotilate ������-ointe d^lly  ex Sunday    Sladstone. Neepawa, Minnedosa and  intermediate poiitSj daily ex Sun.  shoal Lake, Yorkton and intermediate points, Mon., Wed. ."nd Fri ....  Tues. Thur?., and Saturday   Rapid    City,     Hamiota,     Minota,  Tues.., Thurs. and Sit   Mon., Wed. a"dFii   Morden, Deloraiue and in termed iate  points... daily es Sum  Kapinba, Alameda and intermediate  points, Mou., Wed., Thins. Ss Sat.  . Mod.,, Tues., Thurs. and Fri .........  Glenboro, Souris, and intoinaediate  points,daily ex Sun..   N"apinka,Molita, Alameda and inter  mediate points,   Mon:, Wed , i ri.  Tues., Thurs. and Sat:.......   Pipestone,Reston.Areola and inter  mediato points,   Mon. Wed., ,Fn.  Tues., Thurs. and Sat..............  Frobyshire, Hirsh, Bienfait, Este-  van, Sat. ,.,���������������.���������������������������#���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Men., ...-������������������ .......������������������������������������.....  Greina.St. Paul, [Chicago..... .daily  Stos-ewall. Tuelon..Tue3. Thurs, Sat  West Selkirk......... Mon, Wed, Fri  West Selkirk.......Tues. Thurs, Sat  gmerson.......... Mon, Wert and Fr:  J. W. LEONARD,  Gea. Supt.  LV  21.CS  _,50  '..'0  14.C0'  7 3:  7.1  19. :c  8,  8.30  8.30  8.3.  -..40  7.40  7.30  7.30  7.30  7,30  14.10  io 2J  iaso  G.30  ti.3  IS 03  12.3 J  13.lt  1.2>  12.13  10.10  13.1  19.10  19.10  19.2  10.20  18.45  18,45  :S.-*!S  13.45  13.* 5  18.S0  io!o-  17.1C  C. E. MCPHERS05T.  Gen. Pa33.- Agent  served the title of "good boy" is exceedingly doubtful. He was, however,  a fortunate rogue- When Henry VI] T.  suppressed the, monasteries and drove  the monks from, their nests, the title,  deeds of the Abbey of Mells/were demanded by the. commissioners. ' The  -Abbot of Glastonbury r determined  that he would send them to London,  and;'as the documents were very valuable, and the_ road infested <*- with  thieves,, ity was difficult /to get, them  to the metropolis-safely. To accom-  'plish this end, he" devised a* very in-  genius plan. He ordered a savory pie  to be made, and inside he put* the  documents ��������� the finest filling a pie  ever had'��������� and entrusted this dainty  to a lad'named Horner to carry up'  to " London to deliver safely into  tho hands,for whom it was intended.  ,But the journey was long and the  day cold,' and the boy was hungry,  and the pie was tempting, and' the  chance of detection was small. Lo  the boy broke off a piece of the "pie,  and beheld a parchment within. He  pulled it forth,1 innocent enough,  wondering how it could haver found,  its way there, tied up in pastry, and  arrived in town,-The parcel was, delivered, but the title deeds of Molls  Abbey were'missing.--'The fact was  that    Jack    had them in' his pocket.  .These were the juiciest plums in, tho  pie. Great was the rage1 of the    com-  .missioners, and-heavy the vengeance  dealt out to the monks. But Master  Jack' 1 Horner kept-his secret,   ;   and  -when .peaceable times were restored  he claimed'the, estates'and* "received  them. '      .r " ��������� "> -^ ,Y-  ���������  ' Tfrfc Conductor's Iteadr An������we?,"'  The   Metropolitan   Street   Railwayj  cut  dug  *���������', . Sliite r������ncils. Y,       '' ' ,/  Slate pencils were ^formerly all  from solid^ slate, just .as it- is  from the earth, but pencils so made  were- objected' to. on .account ,of the  ���������grit whica'they contain,- and which  would-scratch tho slate. To~ overcome this difliculty, an ingenious pio-  cess" <thas been devised by which the  slate is 'ground to a very fine powder, all grit" and foreign substance  removed, and , the powder^ bolted  through-silk cloth in much the same  way in. which flour is bolted. The  powder is then made into dough, and  this dough , is ^subject to a very  heavy hydraulic "pressure,' . 'which  "presses the.pencil��������� out. the' required  shape nnd diameter/ but in .lengths  of'���������'about three feet. While yet "soft*  the<t pencils ,are" cut 'into the desired'  lengths and set out to dry m the  open air. After^they are thoroughly  dry, the pencils are placed in^kilns,"*.  where they receive the proper temper.  Pencils made 'in_this manner are not  only free from all grit' and of������--uni~  lorm hardness, but are stronger than  those Y cut out ,-of solid slate. For  these reasons they have superseded  the old kind. ..Over twenty-hve millions of these pencils were made and  sold in 1899 by one American ,. concern  in  Chattanooga  pher in the person of a Broadway conductor. It was late in the evening,  and hia car on its up town trip had  reached the vicinity- of the city hall.  As it passed one of the taller office  buildings a:;' stout woman, - clutching  him-by the arm, exclaimed:  -~"Oh, conductor/' bow many, storiea  high is that building?" ' rr    ', .  " 'Leven," laconically replied the conductor, without so much as, an upward  glance. The wdmansank back with a1  Bigh of satisfaction^ -    -, ���������     " '  .Just then a small man with a large  traveling bag rushed in almost out of  breath? '/, '   '   ���������       , ,       '   ,- . '  "I say, conductor,",he gasped, "what  time can I get to, the Grand Central  depot?"      ''--/ *���������     v      ' '  " 'Leven," was the quiet reply,  "That's good,![ commented the 'small  man, evidently relieved.    f , ' '    ;  At this juncture another man climb--,  ed aboard that wanted to know about '  what? time "the ,car would reach -the-  Gilsey House."   "    rV " . <��������� ,'* r      '   ,j '   *  ",'Leven,"   again   replied   the   con-" -  ductor, with a weary look. '^    -���������/*   ,     ;������  "When,questioned as to the uniformity of his answers, he replied: ' -'���������'     ' y '  "Yes.   You see, if you hesitate about  answering 'em, .they?git worried,' but    ���������  If your Have an answer rea_y they're-'*  satisfied.    Now,   about  this  time of  niglit, I () always say ' 'Leven/    It'a ti <ir  good, .handy numtier,r,easy'.to say.,Oth- ' \  er"times I use other, numbers.**4 I alius ?  have' a lot of stock answers on hand.  It saves time and trouble.     ���������_  ,i  ���������    ���������     \St  >i  ;Jr  : '>.n  -HLxchange.  i ~ >lllllUll.  V  I.  the  tho  h  CIIAPTElt  t *<  "What  is 3'our  name,   little  boy":  asked the teacher.  "Johnny     JLemon,"  answered  boy.    And it was, so recorded on  roll.  CHAPTER II.  "What    is     jour name?"  the hi_  school teacher inquired.  "John Dennis Lemon," replied the  big  boy.  Vthich was duly entered.  CHAPTER'III.  "Your   name, .sir?"   asked  tlie' college  dignitary.  ~ "J.   Dennison     Lemon,"   responded  the young  man  who, was  about     to  enroll himself as a student.  Inscribed   111 .accordance   therewith.  CHAPTER IV.  "May I ask your name?" queried  the society"- editor of the "Daily  Toil."  "Jean D'Ennice Le Mon," was the  reply of the swell personage in the  opera box.  And it was duly dotted down.  Tbe'Qaeen and Jenny, _tnd. , f >  ' There,Is a pretty'storyltold'of^Queeu j5  Victoria and Jenny Lind, which shows '*'  how the'modesty of two womenjithe J\  queen of England and the queen of /?  song, caused a momentary awkward- ?  ness which the gentle tact of the singer -'  overcame./';^       J\~\ Y  ^   -1-  . ?" -  It,was on a night when Jenny Lind    ''  was 'to sing at1 Her Majesty's Opera  ^>  House that the queen made her first. ;  public appearance after the memorable ,. \  Chartist day. -\   ', ���������*--   /   *-      ?      .-  For the"great artist,.too, this was a ,   *.  first appearance,rfor?lt was the begin--"  ning of-her season at a place' where the *���������.  year before she had won? unparalleled *  fame". * It happened that .the queen en-   - j  tered the royal rbox at ��������� the -same mo-'. I > -  ment that the prima donna stepped upon .the stage._ Instantly a tumult,of acclamation burst forth. *��������� '    ^'?y?  Jenny Lind.modestly' retired ..to-jttie' /  back of the stage, waiting till the dem-*;'/1 i;  onstration lof loyalty^ to the sovereign ��������� ' *"  should subside.1 The queen/refusing to j"  appropriateUo, berself' jthat*' which1 *;she -?^*"--  Imaginedto be in tended-for the artist, r -  made no acknowledgment. ' '       '   ,-_/"'-'  At length, when the situation became;" ~" "'  embarrassing, Jenny Lind, with ready r y  tact, ran forward to the footlights and ��������� ���������  sang  "God" Save  the  Queen,"   which -  was caught up at the end of the solOrby,,  the orchestra,   chorus  and   audience.  The queen then came to the front-of  her box and bowed, and the opera was  resumed. -  ������  i  h 1,  y,M  I  t|  Only n Little Uiglier Tcinperntnre. ,  * "Yes." he said, "I expected a warm  welcome." * -.  ���������'And you didn't got it?"  "I got a hot reception." ^   ;  "Oh. well," was the consoling com-5  meut. "it's only a matter of degrees.'"���������  Chicago Post.  Sixpence 'loo fllncli.  An Irishman who had jumped into the  water to save a man from drowning on  receiving a sixpence" from the rescued  man looked at first at the sixpence and  then at the man, saying, "Be jabers, I am  overpaid for that job." >  ���������a  After tbe Scran.  "Cassidy, who wor th' lasht moa to  come to th' mixed aihlpahty?"  "Ut wor a toi, Dugan, betwane th', po-  laceman awn th' ambulanche surgeon."���������  Chicago News.  m  I  Health and Vitality  For the OU People.  Wasted muscles, shattered nerves and failing strength may  result from old age as well as from disease. As old age creeps  on vitality is lowered, the heart beats more slowly, the blood  becomes thin and watery and the. power of resistance is lessened. It is the old people above all others who require the  new life and energy which comes with the use of Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food.  Scores and hundreds of old people depend on Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food to restore their exhausted nerve force andreplace  their wasted tissues. ? It calms and quiets the nerves,' gradually  and certainly enriches the blood and builds up the system, and  makes old people feel again.the thrill, of new life and vigor in  their shrivelled arteries. From childhood to old age this famous ?  Fopd Cure is the greatest blessing which medical science has  bestowed on mankind. y  50 cts., 6 "boxes for $3.50.   At all dealers, or Edmansoa, Bates & Co., Toronto.  .<*_  ���������*���������.-*-* 1V '. iOty^4-"'r4'-?ff-jTrV ,." ''. ."  ���������1 .' ' I     I  /'   1  1  ,'   jy i ' i  n ''  i> >  ^    i  WffY ENGLAND LOSES  A MISLEADING   DESPATCH'WHICH   IS  UNWORTHY OF THE TRUTH.  a  BRITAIN'S TELEGRAPHIC'SYSTEM  \     The, Situation in 1900���������The Press Blamed  Y  ' f������f th������ 1>eflcit -Admitted'in the British  /     '     Commons-Government     Ownership  Pays   at   'lS' CentsYKad'ical   Keforms  ���������^      Were at Once I&oaffix* A-out.  ; -On the- 11th ."of May, in a cablegram  - ff0m ������0Fdon the-claim was tet forth  '"   that   England 'is/ finding-  her   owner-  '    7-liP* ?i "tel6SraPh 'lines   unprofitable;  -4 Sonnn6 an������ual.Joss is placed at-������3,-  ,   .o00,000.{    Hcnmker Ileaton,   Conser-  ��������� vative   called attention to this, -and  ,   ,Sir   Michael Hicks-Beach;:   chancellor  ��������� ,of },*  exchequer,   admitted  the  cor-  c  rectness of the figures, 'but'  said they  ' were due to'public eagerness for more  ' rapid communication than the reven-  Yues  warranted j and  that unprofitable  t  extensions must be' discouraged   The  Chancellor < gave no '.answer    to  $ the  /.question:     Was  the'Government pre-  , pared to lease the owned lines    to   a  ��������� private" company?       ' " ,        '     ,  ,,,   The   information' contained   in   the'  .brief dispatches "so'misleading,     so  .unworthy, the truth,  that that noted,'  (pubhcist, -Mr.   ,George   Av Schilling  about. Irrespective r of distance _  uniform rate of 1 shilling (24 cents)  for twelve words was introduced  Many     predicted  that such  a rate  would   , entail a heavy loss.cn    the  Government.     It   did  not.     The    re-'  venues increased so rapidly that a reduction   in  rates   was,'had,   and' one  , may, now     send  a twelve-word mes-  ���������sage  any  distance  withm   the Kingdom for sixpence, or 12 cents of Canadian      money,   with   one-half 'pcnmr  'for each word of-the address and   l'  c?utJ������T' ea-ch   additional   word  after  tho fnrst twelve.  , The public, which willed the extinction of the'private telegraph corporations, has -directly profited by  the Government's ownership, and  any deficit (of considerable proportions) may be charged directly to  the newspapers, which have insisted  upon a press rate absolutely dishonest, when' compared with the'  vice given and ,benefits derived:  The Boer war and the"' trouble in China must' have .entailed ,up-  on the Government lines during 1900  an enormous and unprofitable ' press  business, which will account for the  marked * deficit, in the revenues of  that year. It must be" only a' question of time,-when 'the'English public  HISTORICAL. NOVELS.  CAREFULLY PREPARED LIST OF ENGLISH WORKS'OF THAT NATURE-  It Will Doubtless Prove of   Great Service  *"    ,, *** ' f  te the Ihtelliffent J.'eader and Student  4of English   History,   as   It   Shows the  THIEVES OF BOMBAY.  They Are Said to   Be the   Most Adroit in  the "World.  To enter  apartment  a zenana, or the women's  ���������p.  in a native house,   where  all the family treasures are kept  thei ambitiob.ol  every D^ thic?  This,   howevei, is    no easy    matter  for  the zenana is  in the centre      of  *e*n   Xreate_   of,   the   *ame   *   the    f*~^jJ������^ ^ ^  ser-  Novel and the Author.  -in - this carefully compiled compendium of historical English novels  the paragraph begins with' the reign  of period 'treated ' of, 'the names /of  the novels follow, and then is given  the author's name: ' uVJ     <  Alfred and Saxon' Kings��������� "Harold," Bulwer. '     ,      *    ' fa  William, I.���������"Hereward,"  Kingsley.  Richard       I.���������"Ivanhoe,"  Charles  ' rScott:  sentineis.  - In order to reach it    the  ! S, nel reaches a point beneath  he floor of the room to which access is sought. But the cautious na?  tive does not,at once enter. ' FuU  yell he, knows that the inmates of  at wnrf Somftuaes detect the miner  at    work   -and   .stand .over'the hole  v^LTl deadly' ���������aPons' ������HeS?5.  with Mm      ^ d^TlanCe-   -    He has  viui him a piece of bamb  V*  !,'   > t  will appreciate this,'and insist, that  the press - be 'not exempt fi oir- "any  burdens which it carries it-,r-lf.  r The' general public of Great Britain annually pays the Government  lines about S12;000,000. The newspapers -'-of,    the Kingdom, paid the  f?������������aTw?tn^r"'tel0Sraph sc'rvicc<  ���������  1898 fcG6o,000     and in, 1899 S(->70 -  He .said:-   In'Th_rcl_tu^ ^o^i li00;*' t"04  th������     Government handled  Deventoys/Y  Julla;~p^doe. ^he I "ents������ Vh���������a_ ������? ^V���������!^  "forest  Days,'  calling.attention to the true,facts iri  an"   'interesting'.letter   tV the  ���������-L-  press.  for-April, 1900,   ,v.^. Garwood,, a'n  .economic, writer  oi authority,    writ-  "Success  of ?the  Govern  ,fing-,onJ-tho  l\  -^ the  ,tinder.the present^ystemlmake.-large  use -of-,the,telegraph,*,and ^Lhe rate,for  i\\-\ 4eir'^el5rams?1s,.Sp ridiculously^low  ? . /".?i.^U ^eY,Government losses'about  v >v ,������200 OpO   '(������1^000,000) Yevery year  - .i'^yW118      department  of the service.,  ,'-" *' ������f'course the," larger  the  volume    of  [m,*  newspaper  business' the  greater   -the'  .-h*,' loss. -In   certain',years   the  Government  loses   ������1,500,000   on   its  liews-  , pa.per   service ,.' The* newspapers, ap-  ;parent]bz    <ha've   the   Government   by  throat,    -and   they' seem -m  no  haste to loosen- the grasp "  l* ' W_ +leTS- monstro������s ''to contem-  , - . plate, that- m  a. great ^-national -��������� ex-  ; feriment with;., nationalY0wiiership  ,/   the public press should be the great-  *.    ,lest; obstacle m  the  way of ultimate'  .-.- Great Britain ������,A.true"'test* of, pub-  .-,'lic ownership-of teleSf-aph lmes' will.  '^-never be^had in. Gr'eat^Britajn until I  /^.eicher.^by- legislation'-or awakened  -;    'consciences  "���������the -*Newspapers   ' are  .7   Sv������Ught'^������   ���������a ^ir -P^^ent ^fok ser-  ���������^ (, vices ^rendered. * Y,    . ���������     f  ., .. j For- telegrams; sent' between   6 ' p  /-;m.  and 6 a.  m.  the'Engli&h    news-  ' '  'Sf?T pay ������ow X shilling (21 cents)  (,per  hundred.words,   as   against    the  ' '* g.'^Fy     Press" rate in ihe  ^United  , States     (at *    night;      of  j" cent per  ������i* /*  '    ,Th^ E*Ghsh< press for each  additional 100  words  after the first  ,?Un1oo2 ,uPays   l^opence   (_   cents).'  JLn.lbJy the newspapers of the Itmfr"-  , ,  dom received 750,000,000 words, ,a_  ( average  of about  14,000,000    words  per   week.     This   enormous   business,  . of  course,      called  for ��������� extraordinary  expenditures on the partH of  the Government  and  added  innumerable  employes to its telegraph staff.    And it  '    is this expense which goes farther in  -. causing ihe annual deficit in tiie telegraph   account   than  any   other     one  thing. L        ,  ���������    +i,0"  thf ������ther  ]:and'   the  report    of  - the postoffice dcpartement for 1899  show that the public, excluding all  press messages, franks and Government  business,   sent 3,000,000    more  12,200,000 r  messages,,    ^as    against  140*000,000 for  tho public , i -      '  Over,13;oq0 miles of wire wereJadd-'  ed to the'service:;inflS99,,?and'there  are now ���������, more "���������'thari ir.'OOO.pub'lic  telegraph offices, in the,Kingdom? The  highest- praise is - given ithe' character  of. the - service  rendered,; the "opera-  .?r!  ^ eifPloyed< are 'of  such  ability  that but"1 eight, have been discharged  during      the, last fif teenv years;     employes are .not paid  as high as'  in  Canada,and the United States     but  are , pensioned , when   old   age ��������� comes'  and accuracy, is required of them"     '  '   The   annual   renprts W'the , post-  office ;   department  of Great Britain  show      that since  1869  t]  pers'of thajt^cbuntry'jiavi  total. ��������� loss '    (through    *J  s^es)^������ 'the Olograph ^rvice  fully ,530 000,000., This should " be  carefully-, weighed by*any' critic -of  government ownership before hastening to declare that Great Britain has  not had - financial success with her  telegraph   lines,- publicly, owned.' ������ ,?  .-Talisman,"    Scott;  O. P. It. James.  John���������"Eustace  Fi'tz-Richard,"   G.  "P. R.  James.    ���������      ���������   ., , ,  .Edward I.-"Castle ' Dangerous,"  &cott; "The Lances of Lynwood"  Charlotte M. Yorige.        * - J  -"Henry IV.���������"Agm'court,"  G. P   H"  'James. -,    ���������"'  ,    Henry- VI.-''The ,   Woodman,'���������    G.  P. R. James;, "Caged "Lion,".Yonge;  .Last of the JJarons," Bulwer ���������-  wHenfy ; VII.-������'Fortunes-of   Perkin  Warbeck," Mrs.' Shelley  ���������s ���������HenrytVUI.^"JDar_ley," Jam^s/'   '  Edward     VI���������-The   Constable-  of j  the Tower,;' Ainsworth; ."The Tower  of     London,",   Ainsworth; , "Cardinal  Pole,     Ainsworth. ?  'Scott;  Stolen.  thrusts  broach.  and -this      ho  "P    throuS"li the    completed  if the /vicarious head    does  ts X? t0/r;,ef the real one takes  its place, and the thief, entering th'e  zenana, secretes himself; or, ffidiM  everything already favorable for hif  purpose, proceeds to attempt what  seems an impossible undertaking ' .  xhis, indeed, is no less a task than  to  remove  from  andft   noses  the  , ears  and   arms  M������-nia+������    -k       i       carrinffs.   bracelets,  aimiets    bangles,  and -noserings      of  thorn*-   "eew'S    ^without    awakeiiing  them,  and to get safely away   -with.  >,, Elizabeth���������"Kenilwor'th,"  Y'Gowrie."      .km-Ts n*   "t-k.  The  ewspa-  axiped a  quate  o������f  ie,"     James.  Mask,".1 Collins. .."V  -  -. -       .  ������������������  '"   James - ( I.������������������Fort*u_���������_   , of \ Ni -el ';  ,Scott;     "Arabellas,Stuart," 'James-  "Guy -Fawkos," A'inSwor'th. /    "      \  "���������-Charles       I.-"White    ,   Gauntlet?"  jReid;  '/The. Sitters,at Home,'/ ?Mar-  tineau;       "The ��������� 4 Cavalier,"    James;  John Inglesant]': Shorthouse'.  Cromwell-  '.'Henry.    Master ton,"  -f^TSV ;:W������odstock,;'   Scotti   //The  Last.of.the Fairies,'*-?-Jamesi     ��������� "      *  ,*   Charles II;_"The ���������Robber," James;  - 'Pevenl of the-Peak," Scott.   ''    .-  his plunder  t^Vt������ ^-   a* 't?acoit'' -wquia be equal  ,to so  delicate,,dangerous,  and ;diffi-  Lirt   a' ^1C.?e ������f^ ^ork? But the dacoit  seldom- fails.' "- -   " ���������*./.���������-    ��������� _ "  ')ulhe*+ adroit Velar's;" says my'!  authority "commit" the most daring  robberies ,in-the midst'1 of -tlie    EnJ_  The Pjofes-������or's Vlooinjj.  The experience known as "popping  the question" is the bugbear of every-  ,man, however confident of his charms-:  or fluent of speech. Many original'  ways f of asking ( young women, to-  marry them1 have been resorted to^by  'bashful men, but.perliaps the most^  brilliant suggestion came to a-learned German professor, wlio,c<having remained ,a bachelor till middle life ���������  at last "tumbled head over ears * in!  1 ove wi tha1 little, flaxen-haired maid-'  en many years his junior.       ,       ,  'One -day,   after  vainly endeavoring:.'  to scrc^v his courage to the 'sticking:-',  point,   the learned man came    -upon'  his  Gretchen as si-he, sat alone,  darning a stocking,   with  a ,huge pile    of'1  the family hosiery on the table. ' TJlie  professor aimlessly talked on general-.r  'topics,   wondering how he could, lead!-'  up to the subject nearest his t .heart,.,'  when     all   at, once 'a happy thought  ,  came to him. < f- ,',  Leaning forward,    he put his ', "bi-g-- '  hand on the little fist doubled up rn-I .'  side    the* stocking and -said,^'hesitatingly:   l ' (   ' t,.   -..  -   "You darn very beautifully, ���������u? frau~.  lein.   Would - you    like    to /darn "iny  stockings  only?"-    '.*���������; -,������/'.   Y'r->'  Fortunately "'the fraulein was not so ' '  simple as she appeared. She grasped '������������������* ' ���������.  the significance of the question mime- - -  diately, and lost 'rio* time in answer- ' .'  ing  "Yes." ,    ���������   , ,  e ..'.���������,' -,  , Trapped by ltn Portrait,  y  '   V r     ���������  f ^frri/ll  ^    *'.  -<   '   5-  * ���������*  -/I  Y?VY>f|  ������' j -������/V I  Y-������-.-,.'&[  r-   if���������< - + *s I  and 'thinks' that* all :itS/bsody,is'--;t]ien7  hidden.^. This ms just; what-our. ' oldJ  BLACKIE'S LITANY?  messages than they did m 1898, and  ,this business  was handled  at  a pro-  nt   to   the  Government   of   8850,000  .there  could not have  bpen   -i   f.,.r,r..<-    ,  but. for   the   expensive  and  absurdlv    ?'   ^ h'?m a 3  cheap-rated press  business. y |ll?^S ?ay_1J_3  In 1869, the year before the Government took entire control of the  telegraph and when exorbitant private rates were in effect, the total  number of public messages handled  was 7,000,000. In ,1899, umler  Government ownership, over 90,000,-  UO0 messages were sent. In 1S69  under priVale corporation  control, the average charge for  ?qoo1C.. mQSSa-Ses was 50 cents; m  J-������JJ it was, inclusive of address, 15  cents.  The  Gove  i  "eminent   bought   "Hie    telegraph lines in 1SG9 for ������33.750,000  From  , that     time on Mr. Jlarwood  notes in his excellent article:  "It  is  only necessary to say   that  one may  send  a  telegram  of twelve  words between any two points in the  Imited Kingdom for 15  cents,     confident that every possible'eflon   will  bo made to protect its contents and  hasten its  delivery,   and thab this is  accomplished     with  no  increase     in  taxation,    thq;.;bu_HT0ss  being    not  only self-supporting, but    so   far pro-  litable as to     insure it against    the  need      of   parliamentary    appropria-  -       Prior to s(870 four telegraph companies  controlled the  wires in  Great  ..   Britain.     The rates charged for mes-  '    ^h5?ft ^r'G,excessively high.     It cost  -. tY*Y^������   -?1 ^).  at. different  times���������to  ������������������ ������f3f5^'%' teiegram :  of    twenty words  London to Dublin. ���������  Tin  The  D������y   Book of .tho   Scotch1 Professor  f * ' ltroucht to 1.1-jUtv,"   i    i,, v  ��������� London, .reports ?. that .VStSdart  Walker, a'nephew, has selected and  transcribed the manuscript, "The  Day Book of John Stuart1 Blackie."  The book starts off with a characteristic litany, ' from which are talcen  the following typical clauses:  "From the presumption at orthodox theology to define God'in socialistic - terms, from the degrading  s-aperstition that worships God with  blind ends and the negative sense.  Good,Lord,  deliver me'  fr���������'?*1,    ke&gars    for    my clients,  from fools  for  my  worshipers,     and  *rom sluts for my servants,  "Good Lord,  deliver me!  "From    the impertinence of youthful critics,  from the vanity of small  pqeus,     ; and    from      the u  giggle of silly young ladies  "Good Lord, deliver me!  "From the barren subtlety of lawyers, from the slippery shiftiness     of  politicians, and from the blind    restlessness  or calculated selfishness  commercial speculators,  ''Good Lord, deliver me!  "From a" man  that simpers  sweetly,, from a woman that laughs loudly,   and from a young , woman ambi-  rj young man,  ^ Good Lord, deliver me!  "From    a scholar  who smells      of  books,  from a sportsman who  smells  of horses,  and a mother  who  smells  of babies,  "Good Lord,  deliver me!  "From genius   without   sense,  from  talent without love,  and from creeds  without humanity,  "Good Lord,  deliver mei  "From a spmner of fine phrases,  spinner    of    senseless 'rhymes,  and  woman who paints,  "Good Lord,  deliver me!  ��������� "From the three mfallibles, the Roman    pope,    the    editor     of a party  newspaper, and a woman when she is  in the wrong,  "Good Lord, deliver me."  . James * II.���������' Xorna. Doone,",. Black-  more.     *" r> ��������� "v*v %������/','*/���������  'William; " and . - Mary-l."The King's    ~  Highway,'/' < .James,, "Dorothy ��������� Fos- ''"  W. ' * Besant'       "Henry   Esmond,"  vThackeray; Y'Devereux,"   Bulwer  George I.���������"tucy^ " Ardcn," Grant;  /RoV-Roy/.Y , Scott; ;'Henry Sxnea-  ton,'?  James/      /  .���������,        " "  -Georges j. II. ���������' "Gipsy,"  "Waverley/'jScott.  -George w m-.-^'Surgeoh's' - daughter,       Scott;    ' ".Virginians,?., Thack-  *"3&\-   Barn^by Rudge.-.'/vDickens? " '  sh armyr^Knbwmg?the3pdsition Sf  the tents, they.mark out one which  is, occupied", .by'an. officer of ��������� high  rank,, and, creep silently toward - it  Arrived at ���������' the, 'tent, ^their, sharp  knife makes them a door in the canvas, and they glide undiscovered into  the interior. Indeed, so' wonderfully  adroit are they that even the very  watc^doss do,,,not discover "them,  and a thief has;been,.known; to ao>  ���������,*-!?..f _p__ov.e*f .the'-body  of  aldog  -oys^plan'^'AVpicturc/oi, the. b'ird?Hwa_i ^Hi^-~M<\  without disfrurbim  fit     -������������������������������  '  (V_7*aS_'&,  > *~'.'f*Y?  \/\^'S  '<.  "^ m I  James;  William TV -"^elix���������Holt,"/ Ccorge1  Ehot; vVTen Thousand a Year'" Warren. -.      -i ^^���������'    ,   ���������>'   >    tJ(    _ '    ���������     \ltX1  .Victoria- "Coningsby/" '.Disraeli  , Endymom/;     Disraeli;  "Two Yean  ���������i;  a-      ,,   -rr    - ".       '     --������.u Years  Ago       Kingsley;   "Yeast,"   Kingsley;  Vivian     Grey,"   "Disraeli;   "Phincas  Fmn,"   Trollope;   "My  Novel ..        as  wer,   "Lothair," Disraeli.  >     ' .  Bul-  of  THE BLACK BULL OF HOLBORN.  The   Fmoui   Sixtecnth-Centur- Hostelry  >"ear������ Its End.  The Black Bull, Hoi born,  is one of  the last survivors of famous old London    inns, and that house,  too,      is  doomed. It is strange that      it    has  lived so long when the nature of .the  -_������������������   _ ���������__.   trade    by    which it was    maintained  trom      the unreasoned   has so entirely changed. It has taken  vohtit i���������riw fcfty  years  to  accomplish  its     down  fall. The Black Bull was established  about 260,years ago, and from it  for many years the stage coaches  which journeyed to the eastern counties started. Every morning punctually at 10 o'clock the Cambridge coach  departed. The house was a fine specimen of the old-fashioned inn, with a  gallery outside the first floor  over the       yard        which        the  wmgs enclosed, in that ��������� respect resembling the famous Talbot  inn in the Borough, and the Four  Swans, Bishopgate. For many years  however, this courtyard has not  formed part of the inn, and the rooms  m which so many generations of travelers have slept have been let out  for lodgings ���������  In the old daj's  of ITolborn valley,  with Snowhills rising on the east and  ITolborn    hill    on the    west,  when a  'drag had  to  be placed  on     omnibus  Called Down tho Corporal.  <��������� With great trouble a small body oi  men were busy hoisting, a heavy log  to,the top of the blockhouse-    that  ���������was  being repaired/ after an assault  in one of ,the" campaign's of the .War  of  American Independence?  ;As the .log swung "to-and fro, rthe-  voice of the little man was .heard encouraging  the.workers  with'"Heave  away!     There she.goes!JHeave, hoi"  By-and-by .there-rode past an>'*offi-  ^Jn T.lain <*othes,-���������who-asked 'the  Uutie,man why he did not help , the  others. . -        G    v     .  r  "Sir," was the pompous 'reply, "I  am a corporal!"  "Indeed," said the-.othcr,* "I did  not know that. ' I ask your pardon,  Mr.  Corporal." .  Dismounting without-further    ado  the officer lent *-a  willing&hand .until  the job was done.    Then, wiping tho  honest sweat off his brow, he turned  to the httle man and remarked:  "The next time, Mr.   Corporal, you  have    a    bit' of  work 'like that      in  hand(i   and     too  few  men  to  do  it  send    for     the     Commander-in-chief,'  und I'll come and assist you.'/  With which offer and rebuke General Washington left t'he astonished  corporal to his own reflections.  .portrait and-goes up to have* a close"  view of the new neighbor.   'While en-'  gaged in  inspecting,Mthc 'canvas   'the'.   .  fowler  draws, near  from, behind'  and'/i-*  throws .his net over" the .unwary'1 art"'"-''  student. __       >   - -   y -,..i^#'1';i  *,    , Old^Chnrcbyards.    " \   Y^^-;*'  It would appear-.that certainly fab '</,*?*:  early as about A.VD., 750 >p_ces, of^  ground adjoining .churches were'indos-^  ed and consecrated forJburial, and by a  ,  , canon of the ninth century every grave^'?" -'��������� ^<f  was to be esteemed sacred; to be adorn-^ \ ���������- L ' li-lk  ed with the sign*of the cross and to,be^-'^ :"   ^"'^  *- YJ-a^ I  " t   ,JU.rSM  9  , > 5 Vic-? I  -'/ r>~i  ;y^I  preserved from trespass arid Violation V^Vva^������'  >y dogs and cattle// M_ny ch .tchya^ds ^ ���������-' ><- ,%'fV^  have a - history^ far/ oldei-;,than' .the?'^ / &* |l|  ' churches' which starid1^'in'them,\being^t; vf';. M%  originally places - appropriated '.to ^reli-^ V ?*- if ^^  gious assemblies, divine service being '  performed there,' untilYat lengtti"the *-'  church was added for,greater, honor'  and convenience. . w .-.-.>.   a >  '*-#*-*.?,  .  ,, ^-fat  old  a  a  His Personal Schedule.  "Marse    William,"  wrote    the  colored citizen,   "ef you  thinkm'     er  anything ter gimme in de Chnstmus  time    hit    mout  be you'd  lak      ter  know jes what I needs. Marse    Will  iam, hey you got an overcoat   what  you don't want; er a beaver hat dat  seen       some    service;   er  a pa'r     er  britches  what don't fit vou;      or     {  weskit,  speckled   or   unspeckled,   er  a  undercoat wid       de    sleeves frazzled  er a pa'r er shoes  what run down  at  w!ri9������   -nvGn tGn ������fntS to ffJt ^y^ram  wid"?     Lf    you  hcz���������   Marse  William,  dese tings is what de ol' man needs  en  needs dem  bad."  It has been noted as a curious "fact^  that in a large majority of cases the-  churchyards are on the north side'of'  the church and on the north side^of*  the road leading to them.   There is a  superstition   among   many   old'fash-,  ioned folk that the,north side,of.the'  churchyard  is  less' sacred   than   the"  rest of the consecrated' ground";   "To'  be buried there," wrote Durandus, tho  great fourteenth century ecclesiastic,  "is,-in the language   of the   eastern'  countries, to be buried out of sanctu- "  nry."   Hence the position was" iargelyT"^  appropriated to the graves of suicides,'  unbaptized    persons    and    excommunicates.���������Notes and Queries.  if   V .  '-ll  SO-1  A Little Too Fast.  "Look here, sir," said the irate customer to the dry goods clerk, "you sold me  this piece of goods warranted a fast color.  ��������� --     --  , It was green when I bouirht it  nnrl t-otv  ���������iZClL f������r��������� I1!6 Jl,*c*a*  arid the ste������P" I Jt has t���������������������! ^ ��������� sickly blue in less than  Understood at L.nnt.  "Hello. Central.    Give me one triple  nought South."  "What?"  "Don't you catch It?   One zero, zero,  _ero South."  "Wh a-t?"  "South one double nought, nought."  "Can't you speak plainer?"  "One thousand South ���������ten hundred  South., Get it now?"  "Oh, you mean South one ought, double ought.    All right."   -  terns.  ,'ords  _.        .    sys-  were ..incomplete ;>and the service very bad. The Interests of the  public-.: were always .-"subordinate^ to  everything; else-something: that always ,, happens when- public service  -corporations have full sway over-  public needs.  With the Government once in con-  -tro.l^ radical   reforms /were brought  He Was Cautions/  Wetferly-Tbe doctor says I must  take more exercise. Do you think 1  ought to begin with dumbbells.?  Mrs. Wederly���������Suppose for a starter  you come out with' lime this afternoon  and.wheel the baby.carriage?  Wederly ��������� I ��������� er ��������� really, Mary, I  couldn't think of it. I don't want to  overdo tbe thing the 'first day .-Chicago .News.   u J .-.-Ac.,.:j-SMafr.,  ness of the road killed many a brave  hor_e,  the Black Bull stoc-d^    on    the  nse,     but the making of the viaduct  brought the roadway to a level with  the     inn.   One  curious   custom      was  long observed,   many  a last gh\ss  of  ale  being supplied from the house to  condemned   criminals   on  their      way  to    Tyburn���������their final privilege      in  this world. It is not unlikely that a  new hotel may be built on the    site  of      this     sixteenth     century    house  whether  it will retain  the black  and  gold  bull for a sign remains      to be  seen.���������London Pall Mall Gazette.  A Wonderful  Gold  Mine.  Ono of the most wonderful mines is  the Mount Lovell gold mine  m Tasmania,      which      was     discovered  in  1881.     This  was   thought to   be     of  iron,  mixed with gold.     It was first  worked as a gold mine, ..but was afterwards  -   found   to  contain  copper  gold and silver,' and the ore was reduced      after      modern  processes     of  smelting  copper.     The   results-were  so-.great-that  the  company ? was-'re-'  ������Ig���������^L   With  a  capital''of about  S-4,500,000,   a railroad       .was - built  from the mines to the smelting works  and within a short time the company  had five smelters treating 11,000 -tbn������=  of ore a month.   This company pan!  its first dividend in 1897  two weeks."  t( "Well, madam," expostulated the clerk,  '.vou could hardly expect a color to go  faster than that."���������Leslie's Weekly  Hot _ifce Town' Kitchens.  The delicious odor of a" big, roomy  country kitchen only whets one's appe-^  tite instead of dulling it as town kitchens do.    And as to there being any--,  thing  disagreeable  in   dining ��������� in' the  thinks of the old kitchen and its roar-  of every home in the country.   Every  boy with  country  blood in his veins  thinks of the old kitchen and its roaring fire and shining pots and pans and  rows   of   dazzling   platters   when   he  thinks of home, that and the quaint Ht--  tle bedroom in the L.   But the parlor/  with its hundred and one silent'injunc-  tions to subdued conversation and prim  propriety, tliat is remembered but as'  the torture chamber of youth.   It, too,  may have its memories for the girls,  but the kitchen holdstthe boy's imagination fettered in golden memories.���������  American Kitchen Macaziue.  Where  lie I.ont It.  fi ','r.  Bctt  er.  "Well, madam." said the doctor, bustling in, "how is our patient this morn-  ing?"  "His mind seems to be perfectly clear  tin's morning, doctor." icplied the tired  watcher. "He lefuses t0 to^ch any of  the medicines "  Strikingly Affected.  First Scientist���������I hear that your dog  went mad and bit Professor Snagroots.  Any serious results?  Second Scientist���������Yes. the poor beast  is baiking in Latin and Greek I���������Chicago  News.  Cheap Literature.  A  publishing      house  in   Germany  the object of which is to supply c-ood  literature  to. the  masses   at  a     low  price,      has sold  in the. last twenty-  five years   ' 650,000  copies  of Schiller s  "William Teil,".'  more than half  a  million   copies   of   "Hermann     and  Dorothea,"      and  300,000 copies     of  "Faust"  at     the price  of nve cents  each.     Among the translations     Edward      Bellamy's,'    '.-Looking     Backward"      has      had  a sale of" 250 000  copies.���������London  Timas.  "And so you have lost your ball, mv little   boy?     Well,   don't   cry? any   more.  Here's   sixpence   to    get.   another  Whore might you have lost it?"  "Boo-hoo!  It's gone clean through youi  parlor wind oir, sir."  one. ......i_j.ii,i...l������i,.,.,.' ,���������;,.. .m,ailt>ijiwj).,���������. iga^VfeWt'^atarAfem.ejaa.iy,  Sa^BSffiSgSSg-SjigS^^^S  B^'-.-.Tt-.'-BW-r-Bf-rtrsw-i  S  J-  r  5-   f  Ytk  t-  ,3/  iM  K-  I f.  #  If  li,',  I-'''  R-  ���������THE CUMBERLAND   NEWS.  ISSUED   EVERY-WEDNESDAY.  Subscription, $2 a^ear, in advance.  1HL 3B. Hnfcerson, BMtor.  : tt\T Advertisers who, want their ad  changed, - should  get    copy in   by  ii  13 a.m. day before issue.  jtatMcribers    failing '    to   rece've     Tnis  H_wa regularly will confer a favcr by .noticing the  office.   /  i .     '  too Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in, Advance.  ��������� ' H'*^���������  ������ r.  LOCALS.  Hello Mickey 1    How is Winchester Brown?  Get your fair suit made at Carey's  a perfect fit.  School Inspector Netherby paid  the Union public schools a visit on  Friday afterr.oon.  ' " Tlie rainy season has set in, get  your fain' coats from S. Leiser."'  ������������������ . The beautiful shade trees in front  of Mr Partridge's cottage are being  ���������fapidlydestroyed by-cows:  ���������   Mrs* Langman's  cottages have  '<-.',.;.". ���������>r- .- ���������,.; -,.;*���������  :\-.<'��������� /��������� ���������- [i-.,  been   greatly. improved  by    new  fences;"' 7"\        ���������"     ',-   ������''  -��������� > ��������� .  A knitting machine is shown in  Moore _ window, just the thing  for  a family to  knit   the   winter   iox  . - {  with.    /    ,  At the m  ,,/jal-service held jn  ��������� Victoria, iii me oriory   of ' the ' dead'  ; f        president, Rev/Mr Wm Hicks leang������  i Gounod's Beautiful. Bdlo, , "Forever  with tbe Lord." '������'���������*  ^ $  j. Don't forget tofpurchase all,your.  ' ' sporting goods ,from vthe '.Magnet'  . -.    ���������V-''^^.**-.-!   '-   >f!-.f. i - i ;  c ,-, ,t'c  /   Store, every thing of the best quality/,  Wm. Ford was.on Monday'.fihed'  . $100 and costs "for supplying liquor  ;    "-    "'  and reei������tingfarr,e8to E.-Parkef $50  ,>-v*' and costs'. Edward, an Indian, for  -* -   ,-, -._.     i *   * .*j ��������� j ������������������   .  imbibing, $10 and costs. For and  Edward paid . their, gries. Parker  remains in gaol. - <  Several of our Co'mox and Cum-  berland"young ladies are attending  itie' High^School at Vancouver.i  Amongst them are "Misses McKen-  zie and Crawford of Comox, and  Miss E. Smith of.Cumberland.  Constable Thompson's   St.   Bernard captured itwo  prizes   at   Nanaimo'dog show.    For best St. Ber-  t   nard bitch and-for best St: Bernard  exhibited.  ��������� The death, is recorded in Victoria  of Mrs Janette   Moody.      The   de-  oeased was an aunt of Medsr-* Dal-  by,  *. * ���������*���������  "'The Colliery Medical Committee  meets Saturday at 8 p.m. in Cumberland hall, to elect new board.  :'A new shaft will shortly be com-  ���������        * ������ **  menced beHind Black Lake lo tap  fche No. 4 body of coal. The tvork  of sink ing to bedrock is now being  proceeded with.  Upon visiting No. 4 slope Monday, Mr Matthews discovered that  .Ihewater was up to No. 10 level,  just below the bnrnt section. It is  Ifp'tScipated that Saturday next  ?|j#l^ni_h ihe flooding^ when preparations for pumping will at  once  . y "- ;,.... be proceeded with.  ; WeN^ere misiriformed when we  inentibhe'd     last^  week   that   the  - a^^. memorial servioe at the Methodist  church;fpr the president had itaken  place on the preceding Sunday. The  edificehadeis-rply^ bl^draped, but  the sermon was noi preached until  the following .Sunday^, after the  funeraL All true^rneric^ns should  Y    :. ^'..-'/  *''.':\t  ���������  ���������"���������?*** V-'*'  r}*&t  3& T&njht*}'   _*���������        .mmmmm^mammmmmmmtmm   have attended," especially   as   the  late,    lamented   .president   was   a  mernb* f of the 'Methodist' church.  ,   A number   of   our   townspeople  took advantage of the excursion  rates io pay Nanainw a visit.  Amongst those who went were  noticed Mrs Ramsay and v family,  Mrs'W. Mounce,-Miss Miller aud  Jini and Bob Grant, Miss Abrams,  Mrs.Riggb, Mrs McDonald, Miss  McDonald and Miss C. Mounce. ������  Miss K. McDonald, late, of the  Cumberland h(Vt.pital,<was successfully operated oil for' appendicitis1  at, Nanaimo." Her' mother 'and  sister left for* Nanaimo- "on Thursday to visit heir.- Mine .McDonald's  many friends wish her a speedy, recovery.     " _      ^  ^ , 'Sand*,\ick', Sept. 23, 1901.  '*"���������"'���������  Editor Cumberland News,���������Al-  low me to'expJain to the judges of  slock at our exhibition1 that, the  meaning of the words "best bred,*'  as applied to cattle is not' the fattest or heaviest but the nearest to  thoroughbred. ' -    "���������  '���������    Verba sapientia, etc.,;  ��������� -    ���������'    .''''���������'       .     S.'F. C.  COMOX ANNUAL, EXHIBITION.  Campfiells Bakery.  , I f*.tn������ (J,       \ 7 ������  'A  Always on hand a .varied - assort-,- ,  ment of Cakes, ' Pies, ^a'stry; ^c;  ���������Minced -Steak. "Pies] orirWedn'esdays/ ."  ' and Saturdays.  t,t  -j  HEADQUARTERS FOR  v  The Comox Ajmcultutal  andjln-  ITSESONAL.  Mr McArthur left on Thursday  for-Nova Scotia1 where he has been  offered a lucrative position. "     ' .,  Mrs Riggs and daughter will  be  guests of Mrs Garnet while in  Na-  ��������� *'   " ---'���������'���������--."'<,  nanno.; ���������  ,.    -  - Two - old L.fri.end s-^Messr8   Abe  Hamilton* and J: Fulcher" came up  ��������� ���������  <-v "  - *   '.-���������        '- "*'���������     !  last week.    -��������� > -'. >    ? ^    .   , ,  "   Mrs D.  RV, McDonald   is. home  ������ * 't       * ������ i *\        *j        l -������ '        ���������'    v  agtiin after a long visit to her home,  in Nova Scotia., o .���������-            \  \ Mrs Dunbar ,who has  been   Mis "  Little's guest returned to* her home ;  in San:Francisco on Sunday e'ven-  '.   * ,      ....-*.<,.' ','-.'  .    Rev. Mr Cleland arrived on Fri-'  day's train- and 'registered  at   the!  CumberLind.    Mrs   Cleland  is expected in a week or more.  Master Judsoir McPhee of Courtney, left-last week to attend Columbia College, New Westminster, with  a view to taking the matiiculation  exam, for McGill.  , A clerk who always \vatcbe3 the  clock will always be a clerk; that  is, if he can find a situation  Another point is do not measure  ^our monetary worth by your estimate of value entirely. A..clerk  who only tiies to give just sufficient'  work to meet the estimated value,  as he estimates it," of his services  will seldom get the advance in  wages he covets  Make yourself worth more pay  and you are sure to get it. Be  honest with your employer. Do  not do, or say, things behind his  back that you would not do or say  in his presence. If you cannot  pattern after your employer's example, you can at least, set him a  better one.*   .-'-.-��������� .������������������.;,-?.?;< - ���������.y.: >  The clerk who only does the;  work that he is told to do will never  be of great value. See things yourself and never mind if it takes a  few moments of overtime to do;  them, attend to the work personally, and never mind if the clock  tells you it is quitting time.���������-B.C.,  Budget. '  dustriar'Association will hold   its  '*��������� '"    *   ::���������" > r ��������� ��������� <-. '  ( annual exhibition at ,Courteny,r tomorrow,  at"' which' the  following*  /      - /    l .=v >��������� y ������������������*    -���������      i-i  ���������������, ��������������������������� *  efficient programme  of .sports will'  be carried^ out and   an " enjoyable'  'day guaranteed to'those   who   at-'  tend:-    ";>u ,";'.���������, //.. /   ,/   -[  - ^ l. 'I p m���������Football match, 4 teamsj  competing/entrahce fee, $2.50;.first;  prize value" $22;"&ecu'ncl. prize^value,  $ir.  .-   -"/' --' '.���������;..-;.,'  2. 2 p.m���������Bicycle race,' open to'.  residents of  Cumox   .District;  en-'  trance fee, 50cts.; first rprize7'"value  $10; second prize, value-$5". ', .-' '  ���������*  " '' 3. 2:15 p.m���������220/vard footSiracei  open; entrance fee-50cts; 'fir?'fepriz.e,'  value $10;.second prize,--value   $5-  4    4.; 2:o0 p.'m~-0tie1 mile   bicycle  race, open; ent>ance'fee'50cts.* first *  , prize, value;$ 10; seconcl prize, value"'  9"    ���������    ", -       ,-,"���������-, ���������-���������' '   .'   \  ,/.,}>. r2:45/p.m���������lOb'-yard foot race;  open,-to"be run in .heats: ''entrance  jfee  50cts; - firgt;. prize^-va 1 uer1 ��������� $ 10; -  ��������� second priz^, value'$5?. ��������� * y\  6. 3 p.rii-���������One mile.bicvole race;  open to boj's under 14 years-of age;  entrance fee 25qtir; fir-st prize, eilver  tray giveiv.by'A H. Peacey. value  $3 50; second priz e, value ^2.  ,,7. 3:15p.m���������Tug-of:wa*r, 4 teams  competing; entrance fee, $2.50; first  prize, value ?$24.50; second piizej  value $10.50. '  8. 4 p. ui���������Farmer's race, * 220  yards, entrance fee, 50cts;tirot prize,  goods given bv Simon Le^er, value'  $5; second prize, Vrflitf $2.50.  .   9. 4:15 p.m���������Old man's race, 100'  yards; pnze; an umbrella pjven   by  Waller & Partridge, value $3.  10. 4:30 p. m-���������Sack race, 100  'yards, entrance fee, 50cts; fii>'t  prize, value $5; second prize, value  $2.50y     '      ^       -   , ; ;  11. 4:45 p.m���������FTorfie race, open  to horsea owned in Comox, 1- 'mile  dash; entrance fee, $2.50; first prize,  $25; second prize, $10.  :,      CORPORA r ION  _   i    ,, ( \ i       * v        i       tj     ;  -      Y ,OF THE   -       .Y.  CITI.ofGUlMLAND  UNION  WHArtF  ������������������������������������o   NOTES.  A block of land in -Ladysmith  has been selected by the Premier  for a hospital in that place. It is  understood that Mr Dunsmuir. will  liberally endow the institution.������������������  Times.  While the U.S.S. Albatross was  coaling at Union Bay last week,  fourjjjof her officers, Dr. C. S. Buller,  C. R. Miller, A. J. Hepburn, and F.  M. Chamberlain, visited the school  there. ��������� ���������   ���������  They each addressed, the pupils,  telling many -thrilling..tales.-oil heir  travel s, which were g reatly en j oy ed  by the children, who, one and; all.  pronounced? the -visit   only   too  short.    Y; ..-/'.��������� ./ ... -.;?,   .-?���������:  :-*     '/Cumberlahd, Sept. 25.1901.",  'MltS^lf-CHOL,-:;-- / ' 4." ������������������������> f-    '  '^fl^^adatifi^The; Mayor .a^"'  Aldermen^desvire'me' Uo'^convey   to  you.their, deep  sympathy.m. your,  late sad "bereavement, and,4ovex-  ' press 'their ".high   .appreciation^of  you'rrlate,hu*5band's herVicestp* the  ,town duririg"tKe,tinie /iri t which   he;  .held office as Alderman. '     ��������� Yl  -r- -.^-- .   ������! }i -��������� > r.- -. (,,.'" .J.ptl ?<-<*? '.-'J    '��������� "���������  His^igh-iiitelhgunce and? integ-.  - rity of. purpore bi<th in public "and  private lift-- have' render-Id his ; services as. Alderman, most valuable  to the'town: his kindlv nat?ur'eai,d  wide toleiance endtarecl him to, ail  'classes and -sects who" felt, -that with'  that kindly nature, was to be found  a strong determination-to do rightr"-  ahd redrvess^ wrong where ever he  met with it. "  '   'If these arc   the feelings  of .the,  outside wurld, how much morekeen-  iy1 must those of   his   own   family,  feel- the  loss   of- a   husband   and  father.1   Lamenting   his   untimely  death met in the .execution o_f  his  duty,   not however   with   hopeless  sorrow,-but in the sure and certain  hope of a happier meeting  on   that,  further shore where there shall   be  no   more sorrow1  and   every   tear  shall be wiped away.  Yours obediently,  LAWRENCE V\. --NUNNS,  . ��������� City Clerk.  Columbia Flouring  '���������r ���������'/ '    -*'    '- .',' y'f / .;-  -     ENDERBY, B. C,  "f <   -  ,,-Y  ? Y  Hungarian, I  i- 4  M  ~   .   '?'k " - "���������%/ - .   '*   ?      -*���������  r*'"-1-"*-   -, V'i  vv t "**    *      ������������������    l h  " * 1        ������ ' t"^%i ",'fc**c'S. * J-1 v      '" *   i  ��������� J-*5J '��������� .-      -?   ^���������"r-?..  --   '    .>./?T-������." 1/?'Y"* ,���������  ,'"C*-_- --        -"���������  -T>-*"1" l '*    -  otrona bakers  ���������T^8  8,2  0v  Ot.  ���������?  '      l"   (LIMITED.)'.;   1?  '  ''        ''    ?   !  Agents, -   Victoria, BO  < ���������<    -j  ���������'���������"���������''"������������������'������������������������������������'''������������������'''"'''''''���������������������������''''���������������������������'���������^'''^ ���������-i-Miiiii in���������  ���������WBllington 'Qoliiei^ Oo.  'limited'liability. ' - !  .  n  r. ������wn*U���������V1.V0  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured  of  her  Deaf-  . ness and;Noises  in   the Head  by  Dr.    Nicholson's    Artificial    Ear  .*���������"���������?'*.-������������������      ���������**   i     >. ��������� '*.'.��������� ���������   i.   * ..*���������,       ' '  Drums, gave $10,000 to his" ;Ifisti-'  tute, so that deaf people ^unable to.  .procure the Ear Drums may'have  them ?freei,. Address No, 14517:  The Nicholson "Institute/ <:7_Q  Eighth Avenue, New York,   U.S.A.  Hand Made Single  ...HARNESS...  $15, $20 and $25 for Rubber Trimmed.  NOTICE is hereby given that  a  meeting   i  of ih? SUic'kholdors of the Wallington   Col-   S  liery     Company,     Limited    Liability,"  to  -mthorizf- tlie increase of the amcxint of   the f  Capital Stock ot   the   Company   from   One  "Million to  Two   Million   Dollars,   will   be '&  held at tlie -.-ilice of Company, Store Street,   el  Victoria, on WEDNESDAY,   the:3rd"day ^|  of Ootober next,'at  11:30   o'clock "inA  the  fuenoon.  Dated Victoria, 3rd August, 1901."    ' ���������������.,  -      JAMK-a DUNSMUIR.-        f  JOSEPH aUNTER,  ,'  si.td R.'*W. DUNSMUIR.  4  a  NDTSCE.      .  As I shall soon be leaving Cum-  m  Factory Harness $10, $12 & $18  Repairing Neatly .Done  while you wait.  W. WILLARD.  slL  WANTED���������Capable, reliable per  son in every county to represent  large company-** of solid financial  reputation; $936 salary per year  payable weekly; $3p'er day absolutely sure and all expenses;  straight, bona.-fide, lefinite   salary  no com mission; salary paid each  Saturday -and expense money advanced each- "week;'������������������'' Standard  House, 334 Dearborn, St., Chicago.  berland, I will sell my furniture, j#  household goods, sewing machine ;V  and bicycle; any of which may be ff,  seen at. my house. M\  s!8,2t        ���������        DR. BAILEY.     )f  FOR SALE  A few choice Shorthorn heifers, $  yearlings and 2-year, olds, Will Ji  make good milk cows.  Apply to H. E. CHURCH,  sir  Comox.    lv]  LOST  m  On the 22nd August, a gold ring |&  lettered Yukon.      A reward  of $5 Mf  ?.;.iyi*^t.be''paid.,on returning' same to5||  Chas. Bridges'or Riverside J^bteL     'li'  ag28 ,, ���������.. ROBERT GRANT. ������M  :< ���������' ' i-V i  .���������t.f-  <���������    ���������/  .���������t':'������������������; f*rj ,u :  AfRf-fj^Y..


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